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Sweatshop and Labour Issues

Information about the ethics (or lack thereof) behind clothing production. Lifting the label on unethical clothing companies.

www.nosweat.org.uk - 'No Sweat is is an activist, campaigning organisation, fighting sweatshop bosses, in solidarity with workers, worldwide'. The umbrella group fighting sweatshops in the UK.

Section on sweathops from CorpWatch . With frequent updates.

www.labourbehindthelabel.org - 'organisation which brings together pressure groups, trade unions and individuals in support of garment workers' efforts to improve their working conditions and wages.'

www.studentsagainstsweatshops.org - 'website of the biggest campus movement in the US since the Vietnam', according to The Ecologist.

www.maquilasolidarity.org - Canadian network of solidarity with Latin American and Asian Labour movements.

www.sweatshopwatch.org - California based group monitoring, and working against, sweathops.

www.cleanclothes.org - European Network mobilising in support of workers exploited by multinationals. Their 1998 'Code Of Labour Practices For The Apparel Industry Including Sportswear' forms the basis of OUSU's negotiations with the University on this issue.

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) of the United Nations. Reports on this site include that on forced labour in Burma .

Posted on 04/10/04 by admin

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