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Advocacy group wants big apparel companies to press for higher wages for Haitian workers

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Posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 11:30 pm

A global advocacy group is hoping that pressuring three large apparel companies, including Hanesbrands Inc. and Gildan Activewear Inc., will lead to improved wages from the companies’ contractors in Haiti.

SumofUs.org wants Hanesbrands, Gildan and Fruit of the Loom Inc. to use their leverage to get the third-party vendors to obey Haiti’s recently enacted daily $6.84 minimum wage.

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