anti-sweatshop

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adjective an·ti-sweat·shop \ ¦an-tī-¦swet-ˌshäp , ¦an-tē- \
variants: or less commonly antisweatshop

Definition of anti-sweatshop

:opposing or prohibiting sweatshops
  • anti-sweatshop legislation
  • Anti-sweatshop leaders and some members of Congress have long sought to increase wages and protect the islands' garment workers …
  • —Rebecca ClarrenMs.Spring 2006
  • Living wage and antisweatshop struggles simultaneously show the burgeoning strength and the existing limitations of new labor-based movements.
  • —Dan ClawsonThe Next Upsurge2003

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