Sweatshop workers and activists challenge Portland to pass "sweatfree" ordinance

Pamela Ellgen
Asian Reporter (Portland, OR)

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Over 100 human-rights advocates, community leaders, and other activists gathered outside Portland City Hall on February 19 in support of a city ordinance that would end the use of sweatshop labor by city vendors and subcontractors.

Organized by the Portland Sweatfree Campaign, the rally was organized in response to a recent report the campaign released indicating that the City of Portland purchases goods from companies with known connections to sweatshops...