Sweatfree Links

SweatFree Shopping Guide!
The products offered by the retailers and suppliers listed in this shopping guide put together by the anti-sweatshop community are made by workers in the United States and around the world who are organized into democratic unions or worker-owned cooperatives.

Videos on Worker's Rights in China
Order your copy of the "Bittersweet Working Life in Shenzen" today!

The Bittersweet Working Life in Shenzhen is a collection of 7 worker-made videos showing daily aspects of life working in the transnational factories in Shenzhen, China's first Special Economic Zone. From the first-person perspective of Chinese workers, audiences witness where the workers live, what food they eat, moments of fun, and ultimately are exposed to what they call a bittersweet life. To order please contact Sweatshop Watch at 213-748-5945 or email sweatinfo@sweatshopwatch.org for a copy of the videos. DVDs are $10.00 (a suggested donation). All DVDs come with facilitation guide.

SweatFree Campaigns

Clean Clothes Campaign (the Netherlands)
European network of national networks against sweatshops.

Green America
Empowering consumers and investors to call for an end to sweatshops. 800-58-GREEN

Global Exchange
SweatFree, Fair Trade, and peace campaigns, speakers, global economy education. 415-558-6938

Maquila Solidarity Network (Canada)
Canadian anti-sweatshop network. 416-532-8584

Presbyterian Hunger Program, PC
Educates people about sweatshops and where to purchase “sweatshop free” clothes. 800-334-0434

Good Weave
Carpet labeling program and rehabilitation centers for former child laborers in India, Pakistan and Nepal. 202-347-4205

SweatFree Communites
Nationwide network for local action against sweatshops. 207-262-7277

United Students Against Sweatshops
Network of student activists on over 200 campuses organizing for sweatfree licensing policies. 202-NO-SWEAT

UNITE HERE!
Teaching resources on sweatshops, child labor, and anti-sweatshop legislation. 212-265-7000

Worker Rights Consortium
Assists in the enforcement of institutional sweatfree codes of conduct. 202-387-4884

Musicians Against Sweatshops
Musicians and fans who are intent on driving sweatshops out of the music business. 877-992-7827

Educating for Justice, Inc
Develops, produces and distributes social justice-oriented programming to educational marketplace. 732-988-7322

No Sweat Shop Label and Homeworkers Code of Practice (Australia)
Corporate code of conduct to eliminate sweatshop conditions in Australia.

Progressive Jewish Alliance
Inter-generational membership organization fighting locally against sweatshops. 323-761-8350/ 510-893-1063

Sweatshop Watch
California-based coalition focused on apparel sweatshops in the U.S and abroad. 213-748-5945

Education, Worker Justice, & Corporate Campaigns

Labour Behind The Label
"Labour Behind the Label is a campaign that works to improve conditions and empower workers in the global garment industry."

Campaign for Labor Rights
Mobilizing grassroots support to promote economic and social justice. 202-544-9355

Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras
Supporting struggles for social, economic and environmental justice in the maquilas. 210-732-8957

International Labor Rights Fund
Advocacy organization dedicated to achieving just and humane treatment for workers. 202-347-4100

Jewish Labor Committee
Links the Jewish community and the trade union movement. 212-477-0707

National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice
Mobilizes the religious community on issues and campaigns that help workers. 773-728-8400

National Labor Committee
Campaigns and reports on sweatshops, listed by company and by country. 212-242-3002

National Mobilization Against Sweatshops
New York workers membership organization taking back the right to control work, health, time, and lives. 718-625-9091

Solidarity Center
Assists workers around the world struggling to build democratic and independent trade unions. 202-778-4500

STITCH
U.S. women’s network in support of Central American sweatshop workers’ rights. 202-265-3790

Thai Labour Campaign (Thailand)
Information on Thai workers fighting for justice and calls for international solidarity.

TIE Asia (Sri Lanka)
Information on garment worker struggles in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand and Indonesia.

U.S. Labor Education in the Americas Project
Supports economic justice for workers in Central America, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Mexico. 773-262-6502

 


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