CHINA: New Alliance Fights Spread Of Sweatshops
Unions and civil rights organisations in Hong Kong, the US, Canada, Mexico and Thailand have joined up to create an anti-sweatshop alliance to stop the continued exploitation of textile workers, the South China Morning Post reported. The alliance, which is still to be named, said that global outsourcing, subcontracting and the increasing greed of textile and apparel companies around the world had prompted the move.
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