LaborNet Sweatshop Page
Join the growing campaign to fight the use of sweatshop labor. The organizations listed below are always looking for committed activists to help with the fight. Anti-sweatshop resources for Activists:
The National Labor Committee (NLC) is a human rights advocacy group, dedicated to promoting and defending the rights of workers. Through establishing long standing working relationships with non-governmental, human rights, labor and religious organizations, primarily in Latin America, the NLC puts a human face on the global economy. The NLC educates and actively involves the public in actions aimed at ending labor abuses, improving living conditions for workers and their families and promoting the concept of a living wage and true independent monitoring.
UNITE Union's anti-sweatshop page has great information on the anti-sweatshop campaign in the U.S. and abroad.
Justice @ New Balance
Students Against Sweatshops - Canada Students Against Sweatshops-Canada (SAS-C) formed following a student networking conference held at the University of Toronto in February 1999. The network links student activists across Canada in their fight to end sweatshop abuses.
Madison Anti-Sweatshop Coalition is developing a really great resource network for students working on sweatshop issues.
Students Against Sweatshops is a developing resource for campus activism.
Global Exchange is a non-profit research, education, and action center dedicated to promoting people-to-people ties around the world. Since our founding in 1988, we have been striving to increase global awareness among the US public while building international partnerships around the world. Global Exchange is involved in numerous anti-sweatshop actions.
Triangle Fire Website is a history page from Cornell University's Institute for labor relations. The Triangle Shirtwaist fire in New York in 1911 led to the passage of laws to fight swe atshop labor. Visiting this site is a great way to see where we've come from and get a perspective on where we're going.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place:
National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice works to mobilize the religious community in the U.S. on issues and campaigns that will improve wages, benefits, and working conditions for workers, especially low-wage workers.
Blood, Sweat and Shears:
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