TITLE

Religious groups target sweatshops

AUTHOR(S)
R.N.S.
PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Christian Century;11/6/96, Vol. 113 Issue 32, p1066
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on cooperation among Protestant, Roman Catholic and Jewish denominations against sweatshops in the United States. Comments by Rabbi David Saperstein; Activities in the campaign; Sweatshop employment in the US garment industry.
ACCESSION #
9611216527

 

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