"News" piece on students who are challenging the University of Southern Maine's
"News" piece on students who are challenging the University of Southern Maine's (USM) "clean clothes" pledge. April Thibodeau, a political science major, organized the event, saying she has tried for 18 months to convince USM officials to buy campus store clothing from socially responsible companies. According to USM officials, the school sells between $400,000 and $500,000 worth of logo merchandise in its bookstore and only contracts with clothing companies approved by the Fair Labor Association. But Thibodeau wants USM to join the Worker Rights Consortium, which she claims more effectively protects overseas workers.
Clean Clothes Campaign, University of Southern Maine
Goldfine, Rebecca, ""News" piece on students who are challenging the University of Southern Maine's" (2002). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 5893.