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|Emergency Levi Strauss Anti-sweatshop Demonstration|
|Date||Thursday August 05|
|Time||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
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Emergency Levi Strauss Anti-sweatshop Demonstration
In Solidarity with Haitian garment workers, whose independent union is under attack by Sweatshop Owners
Levi’s contractor, GRUPO M, runs a sweatshop in Haiti where the workers have formed an independent union. GRUPO M has been trying to bust the union all spring: organizers have been beaten by soldiers and more than 350 workers were fired last month. Levi’s has a “code of conduct” that proclaims that workers producing their products will have basic rights, but they’ve been looking the other way. An international campaign has begun to make Levi’s listen, and our homegrown political pressure will get them to do the right thing- we call on Levi Strauss to reinstate the workers fired during GRUPO’s campaign against the union. We demand that Levi’s and its contractor negotiate with the union.
Thursday, Aug. 5th
1155 Battery, San Francisco
For more information, contact Mike Dolan at email@example.com.
Sponsored by the California Coalition for Fair Trade and Human Rights