TITLE

Nicaragua new target in fight to hike wages

AUTHOR(S)
Ramey, Joanna
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/7/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 67, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a campaign launched by the interdenominational religious-based group Witness for Peace to pressure American apparel retailers and offshore manufacturers to increase the wages of garment factory workers in Nicaragua. Spotlight on the living wage issue in the debate over foreign contractor conditions; Arguments by retailers and manufacturers to defend the wage levels of factory workers.
ACCESSION #
9701122536

 

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