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Resource ID: #10838
Subject: Business
Source: The Nation
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Date: 5/16/94

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In the garment industry, cutthroat competition means that manufacturers are responsible for sweatshop conditions by paying many contractors too little for them, in turn, to pay workers even the minimum wage. Wealthy apparel manufacturers are rarely held responsible, however, because of lax enforcement of labor laws.

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