A new report by International Labor Rights Forum reveals how major apparel companies put workers’ lives at risk by covering up fire safety hazards and other dangerous working conditions by using confidential audits and ignoring known solutions. The report hasn’t been getting much coverage in the mainstream media, so here’s a link.
Perhaps you’ve already finished your holiday shopping. If not, please consider where items are manufactured when you buy them. Better yet, look for the union label. You can check for items on this website and here’s a Made in America Holiday Gift and Stocking Stuffer guide.