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Noun1.garment-worker - a person who makes garmentsgarment-worker - a person who makes garments    
cloakmaker, furrier - someone whose occupation is making or repairing fur garments
dressmaker, needlewoman, seamstress, sempstress, modiste - someone who makes or mends dresses
needleworker - someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle
outfitter - someone who sells men's clothes
stitcher - a garmentmaker who performs the finishing steps
sartor, seamster, tailor - a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
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AB 633 (Assemblyman Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento) - Cracks down on illegal garment-worker sweatshops and strengthens enforcement measures for minimum wage and overtime laws.
He was born in the Bronx to a garment-worker father and a mother who wrote nine books of poetry.