Sweatshops up for debate in gubernatorial candidates' forum
Date of publication: May 4, 2010
Source: The Associated Press
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A former garment industry worker in Bangladesh was among those who attended a forum for Maine gubernatorial candidates on international trade policies.
The three candidates who attended Tuesday's forum — Democrats Pat McGowan, Libby Mitchell and Steve Rowe — all expressed support for policies Maine has adopted to encourage purchases of clothing made in non-sweatshop conditions...