Weatherproof’s Obama Jacket and Sweatshop Labor

The Weatherproof Garment Company . . . mounted a huge billboard on 7th Avenue in New York City’s Times Square advertising the so-called ‘Obama Jacket.’”  “The Weatherproof jacket was sewn in Vietnam by workers afforded few human and worker rights protections [who are usually] paid 27 cents an hour.”

Sweatshop Wages in Vietnam
27 cents an hour; $2.16 a day (8 hours)
$12.99 a week (48 hours); $56.29 a month
$675.48 a year

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