29 Sep '12, 6pm

We've debunked 10 of the biggest excuses fashion companies make for using sweatshops and not paying a living wage

We've debunked 10 of the biggest excuses fashion companies make for using sweatshops and not paying a living wage

A living wage enables workers to meet their needs for nutritious food and clean water, shelter, clothes, education, healthcare, and transport, as well as allowing for a discretionary income. It should be enough to provide for the basic needs of workers and their families, to allow them to participate fully in society and live with dignity. It should take into account the cost of living, social security benefits, and the relative standards of other groups. This is what we believe each worker should be able to earn within a normal working week and this currently isn’t the case.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/10-biggest-excuses-for-not-payin...

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