Students vs. Sweatshops.

Position:ECONOMICS - Russell Athletic and United Students Against Sweatshops - Brief article

The anti-sweatshop movement at dozens of American universities recently scored its first big victory in its 10-year history: persuading one of the nation's leading sportswear companies, Russell Athletic, to rehire 1,200 workers in Honduras who lost their jobs when Russell closed its factory last January after the workers unionized. The United Students Against Sweatshops mounted a nationwide campaign, persuading 96 colleges and universities to sever or suspend licensing agreements that allowed Russell, to put school, logos on sweatshirts and other apparel. As a result...

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