My mother was a garment worker
who did "homework." She used to go to a store that made shirts, and she would take work home.
The Whitewashing campaign follows similar campaigns launched to raise awareness of garment worker
conditions who provide clothing sold in GAP stores and anti-child labour campaigns launched against India.
This year, garment worker
advocates are trying again to pressure Wilson and the California Assembly.
A garment worker
and student, thilakshmi, who benefitted from this scheme and secured high grades, told camerapersons that she could study further only because her father availed this opportunity.
"Our backs are against the wall, so we don't have any alternative unless we raise our voice strongly," Nazma Akter, president of the United Garments Workers' Federation, which groups 52 garment worker
's groups, told the peaceful protest.
On Friday, garment worker
Reshma Begum was found alive in the rubble, having survived after finding dry food and water in the wreckage.
The basic minimum monthly salary of a garment worker
is a mere $25.
Through Americanization, and in particular the imposition of American gender norms, the Jewish immigrant garment worker
could be trained to accept the "manual work which falls his lot." (39) As Bender neglects to point out, German Jews played a major role in the garment industry in this period.
Find more information by contacting the Garment Worker
Center at (213) 380-8813, or online at www.sweatshopwatch.org.
Hasina giving cheque to a garment worker
The GMAC statement came after tens of thousands of garment workers
in various factories have gone on strike since Wednesday, a day after the government decided to raise a monthly minimum wage for a garment worker
to 95 U.S.
As illustrated in Figure 5, garment creation and distribution are controlled by a series of intermediaries between the garment worker
and the consumer.