But, Der's family once grew tomatoes. He decided the crop was not worth the hassle. He blamed a 16-year trade agreement with Mexico, U. S. labor costs and regulations. "Every Florida farmer has suffered from it and we are not talking about how many …
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Footwear and apparel continue to be made by child labor in 13 countries around the world, according to the U.S. Dept. of Labor's 11th annual report on child and forced labor worldwide. The 786-page report lists 144 countries that are producing goods …
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|MEET THE OWNER: Courtney Ebner and Avi Kravitz of Norman & JulesPatch.comEbner and Kravitz said that they have accomplished one of their goals: to make Norman & Jules environmentally and socially conscious, boasting 90 to 95 percent of their shop is environmentally sound and none their vendors produce toys in sweatshops.
In a city perennially short of water, abandoned stone quarries have become a lifeline for many people living in areas such as Tirisulam and Pallavaram.
The citizens predominately women some of whom are contractors accused the palm oil company of imposing harsh labor practices.
… the conflict at Foxconn's Taiyuan facility in northern China was notable for … auto electronics, consumer electronics and precision molding” and not …
|Having been a participant in all such debates over the past 30 years, and a committed advocate of reform, I am not surprised by the outcome: a few cosmetic changes while the fundamental questions facing Labor are largely ignored. The cottage industry …
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|Alberta farm worker fights to change labour lawsCBC.caAlberta is the only province where farm workers aren't protected by health and safety legislation. Last year in Alberta, 16 people died in farm-related incidents. Six years ago, Philippa Thomas nicked her right thumb at the stable she worked at in …