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3 March 2002

Prison Blues; Starbucks, Nike, others profit from inmate labor [at U.S. prisons]

Author: Erica Barnett, In These Times

A partial list of companies that have worked within the prison system, directly employed prison workers, or contracted with companies that employ prison workers, either currently or in the past: Allstate, Best Western, Dell Computer, Eddie Bauer,...

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11 March 2002

Summary of the Saipan Sweatshop Litigation

Author: Michael Rubin, Global Exchange website

[update regarding 3 lawsuits filed on behalf of thousands of workers who are currently working and formerly worked on the island of Saipan - 19 companies have settled; the following companies have not settled: GAP, Abercrombie and Fitch, Dayton Hudson...

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15 May 2002

Saipan judge certifies suit as class action: Ruling in dispute over garment factories a rebuff to Gap, Levi

Author: Jenny Strasburg, San Francisco Chronicle

...Defendants opposing the settlement included more than a dozen Saipan factory owners and nine retailers: Lane Bryant, the Limited, Abercrombie & Fitch, Target, J.C. Penney, and Talbots, in addition to Gap and Levi...However, with Munson's class...

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26 February 2003

Jordan's Sweatshops: the Carrot or the Stick of US Policy?

Author: Aaron Glantz, CorpWatch

[report on working conditions in Jordan's Qualified Industrial Zones] -...more than 40 thousand workers, toiling in more than 60 factories producing solely for the US market [including Target, Wal-Mart, JC Penny]

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1 October 2003

[PDF] Garment Production in Malawi

Author: Esther de Haan (SOMO), Michael Koen, Ntokozo Mthembu (Workers College)

The research in Malawi was conducted in August 2003 in Blantyre and Lilongwe by SOMO and the Workers College. In depth interviews were held with managers of the various companies as well as relevant stakeholders...focus groups were held with workers. ...

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4 December 2003

El Salvador: Human Rights Watch report on widespread abuse of labour rights

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4 December 2003
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4 December 2003

full report: "Deliberate Indifference: El Salvador’s Failure to Protect Workers’ Rights"

Author: Human Rights Watch

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5 December 2003
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6 February 2004
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Author: Oxfam

[se refiere a Victoria's Secret, Cherokee, Sears, Kmart, Nien Hsing, Esquel, Li & Fung, Makalot, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Hennes & Mauritz, Zara (parte de Inditex), Induyco (parte de El Corte Inglés), Explorer, No...

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