Editorial: "What to do about 'Sweatshop'" - Unsigned - Los Angeles Herald-Examiner

Editorial: "What to do about 'Sweatshop'" - Unsigned - Los Angeles Herald-Examiner

by: Unsigned | publication date: February 8, 1981 | Publication: Los Angeles Herald-Examiner | pages: F2

What Herald Examiner staff writer Merle Linda Wolin's "Sweatshop" expose has revealed (aside from sometimes inexcusable working conditions in the Los Angeles garment industry and the seeming governmental impotence in improving them) is one incontestable fact: Just as it took an awful lot of people to get the garment industry into the state of decay it is in, it is going to take an awful lot of people to get it out of trouble. Cleaning up our sweatshops will require that everyone - citizen groups, government agencies, and espeically the industry itself - pitch in as a team and help. 

An editorial on the effects of Wolin's undercover reporting from Los Angeles's garment industry

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