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Thursday, October 2, 1997

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    In the wake of last spring’s sweatshop summit of garment industry leaders, trade unions, and government officials at the White House, labor and human rights activists are now pushing multi-nationals and the Clinton administration to stick to their promises to eliminate sweatshop abuses.

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