Against the Grain

Against the Grain – July 19, 2004

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Lost in all the hype around the upcoming Olympic Games are the conditions
in which garment workers make Olympic apparel for companies like Fila,
Reebok, ASICS and Nike. Hee Wan Khym from the Union of Needletrades,
Textiles and Industrial Employees/Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees
International Union (UNITE HERE) and Alejandra Domenzain of Sweatshop Watch
in Los Angeles talk about the challenges that sweatshops pose for labor.

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