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sweat·shop

 (swĕt′shŏp′)
n.
A shop or factory in which employees work long hours at low wages under poor conditions.
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sweatshop

(ˈswɛtˌʃɒp)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a workshop where employees work long hours under bad conditions for low wages
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sweat•shop

(ˈswɛtˌʃɒp)

n.
a shop employing workers at low wages, for long hours, and under poor conditions.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweatshop - factory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unionssweatshop - factory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions; common in the clothing industry
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
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Translations

sweatshop

[ˈswɛtʃɒp] nusine f à sueur usine où les employés sont sous-payés et soumis à des conditions de travail extrêmement dures
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He cited the Yellow Vests Movement of France, USAS, the campus anti-sweatshop movement of American students; South Africa's Shack Dwellers Movement, and Delhi's Aam Admi Party.
In this regard he cited the Yellow Vests Movement of France, USAS, the campus anti-sweatshop movement of American students; South Africa's Shack Dwellers Movement, and Delhi's Aam Admi Party.
The anti-sweatshop movement of the 1990s reveals which companies are most likely to become targets of anti-corporate activists, according to a study in American Sociological Review.
THE MODERN ANTI-SWEATSHOP movement, based on naming and shaming brands through consumer pressure, began in the mid-1990s.
2003: Why economists are wrong about sweatshops and the anti-sweatshop movement. Challenge 46(1): 93-122.
A dozen high school and university students addressed the assembly on topics such as an anti-sweatshop movement, interfaith dialogue and a tutoring program for children of facility management employees.
OF ALL THE GLOBAL justice movements over the past twenty years, the anti-sweatshop movement best exemplifies popular transnational resistance to neoliberal attempts to impose 19th century forms of class domination on the world's workers.
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 student anti-sweatshop movement: Limits and potential.
The rise of the anti-sweatshop movement in the 1990s made it clear that absent public pressure, multinational corporations tend to ignore the working conditions of employees in their subcontracted plants.
As a driving force behind the recent anti-sweatshop movement in the United States, USAS has succeeded in bringing unjust labor practices into the national spotlight.
She tracks the publicity campaigns launched by Nike, Gap and other corporations, in the face of a growing anti-sweatshop movement on university campuses and elsewhere.

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