30 Nov '14, 10am

‘Made in the USA': Sweatshop Conditions Rampant in Los Angeles Garment Industry

‘Made in the USA': Sweatshop Conditions Rampant in Los Angeles Garment Industry

The contractors cited for owing back wages work with some of the nation’s best known brands that boast their Made in the USA products, including Macy’s, JC Penney and Kohl’s, and according to the Times, “The Los Angeles garment industry runs on a system in which retailers order from manufacturers, who rely on a network of subcontractors to cut, dye, sew, trim and finish items. Profit margins are slim and competition is intense.”

Full article: http://ecosalon.com/made-in-the-usa-sweatshop-conditions-...

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