Wednesday, November 18, 2009

"Labor Fight Ends in Win for Students" -- and, um, for the 1200 workers getting their jobs back

Because I know not everyone reads back to the Business section... Here's Steven Greenhouse's article today on a big victory yesterday. United Students Against Sweatshops announced Tuesday that:
it had achieved its biggest victory by far. Its pressure tactics persuaded one of the nation’s leading sportswear companies, Russell Athletic, to agree to rehire 1,200 workers in Honduras who lost their jobs when Russell closed their factory soon after the workers had unionized.


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