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Looks like Forever 21 isn’t the only apparel label on the hook for promoting sweatshop-like conditions in downtown Los Angeles. Federal and state labor authorities announced on Thursday the discovery of “widespread” labor violations by garment manufacturers that supply to more than 30 of the biggest names in fashion retailing, including Aldo, Burlington Coat Factory, Charlotte Russe, Dillard’s, Home Shopping Network, Rainbow Apparel, Ross Stores, TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, Urban Outfitters, and Wet Seal.

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One Response to “Urban Outfitters Among Fashion Brands Using L.A. “Sweatshop” Labor”

  1. jojoloves says:

    I hope that someday soon we can move the consumer away from fast fashion to seek out more substantial brands that have quantifiable impact connected to their apparel. Lonesome George & Co. is s good example, they ethically source and manufacture while investing 10% of every sale into youth programs in the Galapagos.

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