Bangledeshi Sweatshops

Old Navy Sweatshops

What is the comany name?

Old Navy

Where are their sweatshops located?

Their sweatshops are located in south Asia, in the country of Bangladesh.

What products are made in these sweatshops?

These sweatshops make the clothing that's sold in Old Navy stores.

What are the conditions of workers in these sweatshops?

These workers are highly under paid, getting about 24 cents an hour. They work around 100 hours a week despite pregnancies, or sickness. There are also cases of workers getting beat on a regular basis.

Did the company respond to accusations that they use sweat shops?

They ceased business in 23 factories in Bangladesh, due to them violating company code and being labeled as a sweatshop.

Citations

Gap, Old Navy, and the Living Hell of a Bangladeshi Sweatshop. (n.d.). Retrieved January 14, 2016, from http://www.commondreams.org/news/2013/10/04/gap-old-navy-and-living-hell-bangladeshi-sweatshop