Unit 3 Case Study: Free Trade And Sweetshops

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Omar Shaout Professor Hopkins 1/31/15 PHI 1600 Unit 3 Research Article 1 1. Sweatfree FAQs | Global Exchange. (2011, January 1). Retrieved January 30, 2015, from http://www.globalexchange.org/fairtrade/sweatfree/faq Title: "Free Trade" and Sweatshops 2. A decade ago people didn’t know much about Sweetshops. Now sweatshops are very easy to know about thorough technology and newspapers. Sweatshops are directly connected to the increase of corporate companies. According to the US Department of Labor, a sweetshop is any factory that infringe more than one of the rules and essential US labor laws. These Labor laws include paying as of a minimum wage, paying on time, and paying for individuals who work overtime. Having sweetshops is not supported…show more content…
A decade ago people didn’t know much about Sweetshops. Now sweatshops are very easy to know about thorough technology and newspapers. Sweatshops are directly connected to the increase of corporate companies. According to the US Department of Labor, a sweetshop is any factory that infringe more than one of the rules and essential US labor laws. These Labor laws include paying as of a minimum wage, paying on time, and paying for individuals who work overtime. Having sweetshops is not supported by the government. Anti-sweatshops movement can help to stop factories that do not pay their employees to live a normal life. Many workers experience verbal, sexual, and physical abuse. Many workers report of regular harassment and bullying by…show more content…
For the past 25 years, many discussion about corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been on the increase. The reason for that is many people are talking about being an ethical consumer. These are the consumers who form their buying choices on the product social and ethical value. Many reports indicate that the average person is demanding for more ethical products. When studied consumer behavior it is found that the percentage of shopping selections made on an actual ethical stand point is much smaller than what experts believe. A study was done on this issue and it was shown that most people will sacrifice ethics and buy the product. Now information is very easy to find and people are starting to take in consideration of the ethical side of the

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