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City adds policy to combat sweatshops

By | Sep 22, 2011

Students and citizens of the City of Ithaca have come together to unanimously pass the Sweatshop Free Initiative, a campaign to fight inhumane working conditions, backed by Cornell University’s Organization for Labor Action. Effective Jan. 1 2012, the city will take steps to ensure that all city purchases of apparel and textiles totalling more than…