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Worker Rights Consortium

A variety of documents about the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC).

General introduction to WRC

An introduction to the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)

Frequently Asked Questions about WRC

Websites related to Sweatshops and Worker Rights

The Governing Board of the WRC

The Bylaws of the WRC

Processes of WRC

WRC Factory Assessment Program

WRC Investigative Protocols

WRC assessment of PT Kizone (Indonesia).

WRC assessment of Alta Gracia (Dominican Republic).

WRC's new Designated Supplier Program

WRC cases against Russell Athletic & Nike

New York Times article (Feb. 23, 2009) about the University of Michigan ending its licensing agreement with Russell Athletic after an investigation by WRC

New York Times article (Nov. 17, 2009) about the victory of the WRC in the case of Russell Athletic

New York Times article (July 26, 2010) about UW Madison severing its license agreement with Nike after a WRC investigation, and then Nike agreeing to help Honduran workers

Local coverage of the same event by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

UWO Affiliation with WRC

Universities affiliated with WRC (July, 2016).

Obligations and benefits of affiliating with the WRC

UWO OSA Assembly resolution 12-002 on WRC (April 2012)

UW Oshkosh Fair Trade Committee resolution on WRC (April 2012).

WRC and the FLA

Comparing WRC vs the Fair Labor Association (FLA)

United Students Against Sweatshops statement about FLA's new student committee.

Scott Nova on the prospects for labor rights reform (April 2012).

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