Gap Inc. sweatshops

Do they use them?

Where are they located,did the company respond to accusations that they use sweatshops

Gap was one of 18 manufacturers that a major 1999 lawsuit charged with human rights abuses in the U.S. territory of Saipan. After several years of litigation, the company entered into a settlement that created a $20 million fund to compensate workers and to establish an independent monitoring system for the island. The End of Gap Sweatshops? In 2002, UNITE and the Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) drew attention to factories in Thailand and in the African country of Lesotho where union leaders were being targeted for denouncing working conditions.
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Hours and Pay

23 hour shifts 100 hours a week


helpers-33 cents an hour

junior operator-37 cents an hour

sewing operator-40 cents an hour

senior sewing operator-42 cents an hour

Questions and answers

1.we get better pay nowadays. Get better hours, now child labor.

2.Anti sweatshops

3.I learned what sweatshops are and that big companies use them.

4.Yes because I don't want people who work in sweatshops to make my items because that would be encouraging them to keep using sweatshops.