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Bangladesh Sweatshop Fire (tags)

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Exploitation-free holiday shopping with LA's first Fair Trade Pop-Up Store (tags)

The Los Angeles Garment Worker Center has opened LA's first Fair Trade Pop-Up Store in the heart of downtown's garment district, making it possible to buy gifts for the holidays without exploiting workers.

Growth and Social Justice: Joseph Stiglitz (tags)

The trickle-down economy does not function. The left understands the market and rhe role the market can and should play in the economy. The right doesn't understand either. The Bush administration is nothing but the old corporatism in a new garment.

The Gap and Black Friday (tags)

Building a New Global Movement The Observer's Dan McDougall described their garment shop as, "smeared with filth, corridors flooded with excrement from a flooded toilet." The workers recounted threats and beatings from management to keep their nimble fingers moving.

Anti-Sweatshop activists demand Levi’s take responsibility (tags)

Sweatshop Watch, a California-based coalition working to end exploitation in the garment industry, joined Billionaires for Bush, a group that uses humor and street theater to expose corporate greed to protest sweatshop labor.

Garment Workers–Demonstration Against Forever 21 & Sweatshops (tags)

In front of the Santa Monica Mall, Saturday May 29th between 3 PM and 4 PM more than 50 garment workers protested against Forever 21 labor practices and sweatshops. Below find 13 pictures, a 70 seconds video, and the content of a Garment Worker Center’s flyer.

Empowering Los Angeles’ immigrant workers: (tags)

Over 100 community supporters are anticipated to mark the one-year anniversary of two emerging campaigns for immigrant workers’ rights in a town hall meeting. Supporters will discuss the larger context and national implications of the Forever 21 and Assi Market campaigns, as well as learn about the latest directions of both efforts.

Pic #6 May 18th Garment Workers Protest FOREVER XXI (tags)

Location: West Hollywood CA Info: www.Sweatshopwatch.org Forever 21's Beverly Center storefront. Projected earnings for 2001 were up to $400 million. (As reported by the Garment Worker Center)

Pic #5 May 18th Garment Workers Protest FOREVER XXI (tags)

Location: West Hollywood CA Info: www.Sweatshopwatch.org Comment: The man carrying the green lettered sign is referring to Forever 21's hiring of the law firm, Lathan and Watkins to defend them while refusing to negotiate with the workers. (As reported by the Garment Worker Center)

Report from the Beverly Center Forever XXI demo (tags)

SPIRITED PROTEST OUTSIDE THE BEVERLY CENTER, FOCUSED ON CLOTHING RETAILER "FOREVER XXI", IS WELL RECEIVED BY SHOPPERS

ART & ACTIVISM OPEN DIALOG (tags)

An open dialogue supporting the exhibition: "Invisible... From Angel Island To The Underground Economy" Saturday, January 26, 2002, from 7 pm to 9 pm, at The Avenue 50 Studio.

Market Workers Justice Campaign (tags)

Grocery and garment workers unite in Los Angeles to fight against sweatshop conditions. Market owner harasses workers in union drive. Garment workers and supporters give sweatshop boss indigestion at Take Sushi.

Market Workers Justice Campaign (tags)

Grocery and garment workers take action in Los Angeles against sweatshop conditions. Market owner harasses union activists in Koreatown. Garment workers and supporters give sweatshop boss indigestion at Take Sushi.

Religious Supporters Declare "Season of Conscience" and Join Boycott Against Forever 21 (tags)

This is the press release for the Saturday demonstration. Forever 21 can rake in $400 million this year, but the people who make the clothes are paid sub-minimum. If this rubs you the wrong way, show up and protest.

Tis The Season To Fight For Justice--For Garment Workers at Forever 21! (tags)

Join Mobilization for the Human Family in this Season of Conscience Demonstration in Support of the Boycott of "Forever 21" Stores And to Support Los Angeles Garment Workers in Their Fight for Justice from retailer Forever 21! Saturday, December 15

Garment Worker Demo - People (tags)

This is what 150 people look like when they're crowded on the sidewalk.

RADIO IMC-LA: The Invisible Workforce, Part One - The Garment Workers (tags)

Over 150,000 workers go to work in sweatshop conditions every day in LA's garment district. The Garment Workers' Center is organizing the garment workers and helping bring change to a highly exploited community.

RADIO IMC-LA: The Invisible Workforce, Part One - The Garment Workers (tags)

Over 150,000 workers go to work in sweatshop conditions every day in LA's garment district. The Garment Workers' Center is organizing the garment workers and helping bring change to a highly exploited community.

Big Turnout and Big Support for Forever 21 Picket (tags)

Over 150 people turned out to support a boycott against Forever 21 for garment worker abuses.

Forever 21 Demo (tags)

Over 50 garment workers and activists gathered at the Fashion 21 store on N. Lake in Pasadena today in a continuing campaign against the parent company, Forever 21. The campaign is in support of a lawsuit filed by the Garment Workers' Center against the company and six Los Angeles factories. The workers are asking for back pay and improved working conditions.

Garment Workers Launch Campaign Against Local Sweatshop (tags)

Los Angeles-Nineteen garment workers are joining together to launch a public campaign against Forever 21, a popular retailer of young women's clothing. Picket and press conference Thursday, 9/6. Join the fight against sweatshops.

Threads - Inside the LA Garment District (tags)

LA Bookstore tours of the garment district

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