sweatshop


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sweatshop:

see sweating systemsweating system,
method of exploiting labor by supplying materials to workers and paying by the piece (see piecework) for work done on those materials in the workers' homes or in small workshops (sweatshops).
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Just before opening Sweatshop in Fall 2011 at age 30, Young was the pioneering director of competition teams at the Academy of Colorado Ballet.
What the vast majority of sweatshop workers want, as shown by interviews, is more money, not better working conditions.
Making a statement using these sweatshop T-shirts is appalling FAZAL ALLY BEEGUN OF GARMENT MAKERS' UNION 62p hourly rate apparently paid to workers in the clothing factory
Scottish head instructor Miki Lee Dale said: "Unlike the traditional Bikram Yoga which runs for 90 minutes with the same set of 26 postures, the modern take at Sweatshop changes the sequence to introduce variety and cover a wider range of body parts.
I dread to think that my summer top may be made by some exhausted person toiling away for hours in some sweatshop abroad.
The infusion of foreign capital and technology did not allow the United States to skip the stage of sweatshop development, however.
Five months later, on April 24, 2013, some 1,000 people were crushed to death in the collapse of the substandard Rana Plaza garment factory building which held scores of small garment-assembler sweatshops.
The Sweatshop Free Warwick Uni campaign aims to encourage the university to sign up to the Workers' Rights Consortium (WRC) to ensure that all of its clothing is made under safe and fair conditions.
This study surveys workers at two firms that have been identified as exemplifying sweatshop conditions by the NLC to evaluate how outsourcing of labor-intensive activities to third-world countries has contributed to the working conditions and wages in these countries compared with the alternatives faced by the workers, to evaluate if the mix of compensation reflects employee preferences, and to evaluate how company responses to protests have impacted worker satisfaction.
The sweatshop is a workshop, usually in 'lesser third world countries', which is usually full of people; but what makes the sweatshop different is that it employs the most vulnerable of people and then uses that to its advantage.
The biggest reason for the pile up was because their bras were uncomfortable, according to a poll of 2,000 by Sweatshop, the running specialists, who are launching a sports bra fitting service, the Daily Express reported.
The Dallas Cowboys and Ohio State University and Wal-Mart are implicated in a sweatshop scandal, producing their licensed goods at an illegal sweatshop in El Salvador, where women are just paid pennies per garment and stripped of their rights, said the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights, Oct.