TITLE

Diary of a factory worker

AUTHOR(S)
Reynoso, Patricia
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/24/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 58, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an account of the author's experience as she posed as a garment factory worker in New York, New York. Description of typical garment workers; Questions asked during interviews; Work situation inside the factory; Difficulty of the physical labor.
ACCESSION #
9612112817

 

Related Articles

  • Garment workers celebrate win.  // New Internationalist;Dec97, Issue 297, p8 

    States that employees of a Guatemalan factory which is owned by the United States Philips-Van Heusen Corporation (PVH) have settled a contract agreement with the company, which represents a major advancement for the rights of garment workers in Central America. Description of the contract.

  • Sweatshops, free trade force owner to call it quits. Ehrenfeld, Tom; Whitford, David // Inc.;Nov96, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p23 

    Relates developments in the garment industry that forced Ca-Ce-Len Manufacturing Co. of Granger, Texas, to close in 1995. Quotes of owner Douglas Benad; Company history and revenues; Competition from foreign labor after passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1993; Illegal...

  • 'The scandalous truth'. KUMAR, REENA // Eastern Eye;4/4/2014, Issue 1245, p17 

    The article reports on the low wages of garment workers in Asia.

  • Gap in relief for Bangladesh garment workers.  // Eastern Eye;4/24/2015, Issue 1299, p19 

    The article reports on the shortage of compensation funds for the garment workers who suffered from the industrial disaster of Bangladesh that took place on April 24, 2013.

  • Apparel jobs continue to decline in Sept. Barrett, Joyce // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/7/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 67, p3 

    Reports on the continued decline in employment in the apparel manufacturing sector in the United States in September 1996. Factors contributing to the trend; Bleak prospects for the industry in the months and years ahead; Similar decline in weekly hours worked in the domestic textile industry.

  • New report details crackdown.  // Green Left Weekly;3/5/2014, Issue 999, p20 

    The article focuses on a new report titled "A Week that Shook Cambodia: A Fact-Finding Report on the General Strike and Violent Crackdown in Cambodia" released by eight international trade unions and non-government organizations of Cambodia, on brutal repression of Cambodian garment workers.

  • Program `a good start'.  // National Catholic Reporter;05/02/97, Vol. 33 Issue 26, p7 

    Reports on the reaction of anti-sweatshop activists on the announcement of the Apparel Industry Partnership program that will set the stage for establishing workable solutions to sweatshop abuse of workers.

  • OSHA publishes final rule for personal safety.  // Textile World;May94, Vol. 144 Issue 5, p20 

    Reports on the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) publication of a final rule to enhance protection for 11.7 million garment industry workers who need to wear safety equipment.

  • A union advocate steps down. Ramey, Joanna; Barrett, Joyce // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;3/4/1997, Vol. 173 Issue 42, p11 

    Focuses on retired Union of Needletrades, Industrial & Textile Employees political director Evy Dubrow's lobbying efforts on behalf of garment workers in the United States. Dubrow's recollections on her years in Washington; Role in the garment industry's union movement; Career history.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics