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Resource ID: #15454
Subject: Labor
Source: Mother Jones
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Date: May-June, 1999

Description

This article investigates Lion Apparel, a sewing factory in Beattyville, Kentucky. According to employee accounts, the factory fits the definition of a sweatshop as specified by municipal laws that ban using public funds to buy from such places. The factory produces military uniforms for its main client, the U. S. government.

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