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Record: No sweat: a documentary


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No sweat: a documentary

Video Call Number: Location:
DVD 285 Biddle Law Library
Year: Running Time: Format:
2005 0:53 DVD

Summary:

L.A. is home to the largest garment industry in the U.S. In an industry defined by the :sweatshop: most workers are undocumented, toiling under the radar of labor laws, for substandard wages, without breaks or benefits. Enter American Apparel and SweatX, two T-shirt factories in L.A. trying to do it differently. But while SweatX is backed by $2.5 million in venture capital, American Apparel was built from the ground up by an eccentric and controversial entrepreneur. Which one has the stuff to survive in todays globalized workplace? The film lifts the label behind the so-called "sweatshop-free: movement and reveals just what lies between the threads

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