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Can garment factories pay a living wage? - cover

Can garment factories pay a living wage?

PBS NewsHour

Narrator PBS NewsHour

Publisher: NewsHour Productions

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At $3 an hour, the workers at the Alta Gracia garment factory in the Dominican Republic are earning enough to feed a family of five. But after three years, this new, living wage-based business model has yet to turn a profit as global competition has pushed thousands of jobs to lower-cost countries. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
Duration: 7 minutes (00:07:23)
Publishing date: 2014-02-18; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —