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Modern Sweatshops (Clip 4 of 5)

In the fourth clip affiliated with the Made in L.A. lesson plan, at the Garment Workers Center, worker who make clothes for the retailer Forever 21 talk in detail about their pay, which is below minimum wage, and the poor working conditions of their factories. Students should discuss how the price points set by retailers can affect the wages of those who manufacture the product.