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People’s World – Marching on May Day: Los Angeles coalition plans major demo, April 17, 2019
Vogue – Is There Really Such a Thing as “Ethical Consumerism”?, Feb. 4, 2019
L.A. Taco – BEHIND ‘FAST FASHION’ BRANDS ARE UNDERPAID GARMENT WORKERS IN SWEATSHOP CONDITIONS, Dec. 12, 2018
PATCH.COM – Garment Workers Protest Low Wages At Ross Headquarters In Dublin, Dec. 11, 2018
SF GATE – Garment Workers Protest Low Wages At Ross Headquarters, Dec. 10, 2018
Liberation News – ‘Dress for less’ at what cost? Garment workers protest Ross stores, Dec. 4, 2018
L.A. Times – Behind a $13 shirt, a $6-an-hour worker, August 31, 2017
Racked –  Brands Are a Lot More Responsible for Terrible Factory Conditions Than They Want You to Think, May 2, 2017
PBS – “Bonnie Boswell Reports, Garment Workers: Working LA” (April 2, 2017 )

L.A. Weekly – L.A. Fashion District a Fire Trap for Garment Workers, Study Finds, Dec. 12, 2016
Hoy – La “moda” los está enfermando y les está quitando la vista, Dec. 8, 2016
Agencia EFE – Informe revela “insalubres” condiciones en fábricas textiles de Los Ángeles, Dec. 8, 2016
L.A. Times – Factories that made clothes for Forever 21, Ross paid workers $4 an hour, Labor Department says, Nov. 16, 2016
UNIVISION – Trabajadores de la costura protestaron en el centro de Los Ángeles, Oct. 25, 2016
HOY – En la mira tienda Ross por abusos laborales en proveedores de ropa, activistas piden salarios justos, May 2, 2016

OC Register – “Why wage theft is common in garment manufacturing” (Nov. 29, 2016)
LA Times – “Squeezed garment factories use check cashing services to mask true wages” (July 30, 2016)
Huffington Post – “Fair Wages Now: Why Immigrant Women Workers Are Paying for It Every Week” (Apr. 6, 2016)

Making Contact – “The true cost of fast fashion: a look inside Los Angeles sweatshops” (Apr. 1, 2016)
Apparel News – “Ross Stores Supplier in L.A. Ordered to Pay $212,000 in Back Wages” (Feb 24, 2016)
Refinery 29 – “The Problem With “Made In The U.S.A.” You Don’t Know About” (Dec. 14, 2015)
Al Jazeera America – “LA garment industry rife with sweatshop conditions” (Sep. 9, 2015)
Hoy – “La industria de la costura bajo la sombra de la explotación” (May 19, 2015)
Hoy – “Empleadas de la costura realizan malabares para el cuidado de sus hijos” (May 14, 2015)

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