sweatshop

  

Definition

Business establishment that makes its employees work under harsh and often hazardous conditions, and pays only minimal or survival wages.

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  • Protests in western countries over shoe companies using children to make shoes in sweatshop like conditions led the big retailers to take action against these methods of production.

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  • The inhumane conditions of sweatshops has made many American companies be more vigilant about the practices that take place in factories where their products are made.

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  • You should make sure that the conditions in your factory are adequate so that no one accuses you of running a sweatshop.

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