Living Wage, Union Made Notre Dame Gear:

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Location: Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

Skype with worker and union leader Maritza Vargas from Alta Gracia, a living-wage, unionized apparel manufacturer in the Dominican Republic, and learn more about a business model emphasizing corporate social responsibility from representatives of Knights Apparel, Alta Gracia’s parent company and supplier of Notre Dame collegiate wear

 

Sponsored by Center for Social Concerns, Notre Dame Department of Licensing, Catholic Social Tradition Minor, Higgins Labor Studies Program, and Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

 

Check out these links for history of the project: project http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0miMILKtcoI or http://www.channelone.com/video/%22living-wage%22-clothing factory/#ooid=8yOThiMjr0Zu_O3QAWCLeKYNP0wy7a0e