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The ethical revolution sweeping through the world's sweatshops

...after a decade of denying any wrongdoing, companies such as Nike and Gap are now admitting that their workers have been exploited and abused, and have pledged to improve the conditions [refers to steps taken by Nike, Gap, Levi Strauss]...despite some companies' repentance and reforms, other top-name brands are still using sweatshops. Among those on the target list of campaigners are Tommy Hilfiger, Umbro and Fila [part of Sport Brands International].

Part of the following stories

Nike's decision to publish all its suppliers signals "new age of social responsibility" for companies (Financial Times article)

U.S. apparel cos. lawsuit (re Saipan)

Nike lawsuit (Kasky v Nike, re denial of labour abuses)