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Sweatfree UC Action: Take-over the ASUC Student Store
Date Tuesday November 15
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
ASUC Student Store, UC Berkeley
(Located on Upper Sproul Plaza at Telegraph and Bancroft)
Event Type Protest
Organizer/Author

Let customers know that the Cal apparel they are buying was made in a sweatshop. Urge the UC
Berkeley administration to adopt the United Students Against Sweatshops new campaign proposal.

Tuesday, November 15th
12 noon
ASUC Student Store, UC Berkeley
(Located on Upper Sproul Plaza at Telegraph and Bancroft)

Contact: Lexa Grayner, Lexa903@berkeley.edu, (760) 519-7725

Overview of Designated Suppliers Program (http://www.studentsagainstsweatshops.org)

University logo apparel goods will be sourced from a set of designated supplier factories that have been determined by universities to have affirmatively demonstrated full and consistent respect for the rights of their employees. In addition to respect for the standards currently embodied in university codes of conduct, these factories will also be required to meet two additional standards: demonstrable respect for rights of association – as evidenced by the presence of a legitimate, representative union or other representative employee body – and the payment of a livable wage. University licensees will pay these factories prices for their products sufficient to allow factories to achieve these standards, prices which will represent modest increases over industry norms, and will be expected to maintain the kind of long-term relationships with these factories necessary to allow for a reasonable degree of financial stability and job security. These factories will produce primarily or exclusively for the university logo goods market. For the UC system, the uniforms purchased by the university will also be sourced from the designated suppliers.

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