How are college students organizing against sweatshops? Members of United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) have been fighting sweatshop conditions and poverty wages for 20 years.
USAS is currently pressuring college campuses to drop licensing contracts with Nike. The group reports unethical working conditions and lack of independent monitoring at a Nike factory in Vietnam. From sweatshops to college campuses, how are students fighting for workers rights?
Angeles Solis, national organizer with United Students Against Sweatshops
Ben Hensler, general counsel and deputy director of the Worker Rights Consortium
U.S. Department of Labor: List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor
Human Rights Watch: “Work Faster or Get Out” Labor Rights Abuses in Cambodia’s Garment Industry