27 Nov '16, 9pm

Federal investigation find rampant sweatshop labor in L.A. factories

Federal investigation find rampant sweatshop labor in L.A. factories

If you’ve been buying US-made clothes in order to avoid funding sweatshop labor, we have bad news for you. The Department of Labor announced earlier in November that a massive investigation of 77 Southern California garment contractors found widespread minimum wage and overtime violations, affecting major retailers like Forever 21, T.J. Maxx, Ross, Macy’s, and Nordstrom. In some cases, workers were being paid as little as $4 per hour.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/federal-investigation-find-rampant-s...

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