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BY Cecelia O’ Brien | Tallahassee, FL | 2/10/13
25 students at Florida State University (FSU) picked up their picket signs to protest a pro-sweatshop economist who spoke on campus here, Feb. 7.
BY Mick Kelly | Iowa City, IA | 4/04/00
March 27, students marched on the house of the University of Iowa's President to protest the use of sweatshop labor used to make clothing with the U of I logo.
BY Bob Hemauer | Madison, WI | 4/01/00
Under a banner that read, "The Whole World is Watching," fifty-four students, workers and concerned community members slept in the office of University of Wisconsin Chancellor, David Ward.
BY Joe Mingle | Madison, WI | 7/31/99
Businesses that rely on sweatshop labor are not welcome in our community," said Bob Hemauer, UW-Madison student and member of the Student Labor Action Coalition (SLAC).
BY Joe Mingle | Madison, WI | 4/01/99
Students scored a major victory in February, when a five-day sit-in at the administration building forced UW Chancellor David Ward to meet demands for the University to take a stronger position against sweatshop labor.
BY Joe Mingle | Madison, WI | 1/01/99
On December 10th, more than 40 students, union members, and church activists held a candlelight vigil and leafleted a local Wal-Mart. This action was part of a national day of action against Wal-Mart called by the National Labor Committee, protesters demanded Wal-Mart release the list of factories where its apparel is manufactured.
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