Protecting International Worker Rights

Date:

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Speaker(s):

Ben Hensler, GC & dep dir, Worker Rights Consortium

Location:

BASF Conf Center
301 Battery St
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States

Fee:

member $35, nonmember $50

Time:

noon-1:30 pm

CLE Credits:

1 hr

• How the University of California, the City of San Francisco, and other schools and public entities use licensing agreements and procurement contracts to enforce labor laws and international labor standards in Asian and Latin American garment factories.

• How U.S. universities and their students are setting new precedents for labor-standards enforcement and corporate accountability in the global apparel industry.

• Why enforceable private agreements between global apparel companies and labor-rights organizations offer the best hope to end the current fire- and building-safety crisis in Bangladesh.

• Enforcement of San Francisco's Sweatfree Contracting Ordinance.

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