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7 more U.S. retailers settle lawsuit alleging violations of workers' rights in Saipan garment factories

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26 September 2002

Gap Settles Garment Workers Lawsuit

Author: Reuters

Retailer Gap Inc. on Thursday said it is settling all claims it is facing in a suit alleging violations of wage and hour laws and other workers' rights in Saipan garment factories in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. Gap, the largest U.S. specialty apparel retailer, said it joined six other U.S. clothing retailers and 23 Saipan garment manufacturers in reaching a global settlement in the federal class-action lawsuit.

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26 September 2002

Seven More Retailers Settle Lawsuits Involving Workers in Saipan

Author: Dow Jones Business News

Seven U.S. retailers [Gap, Target, Abercrombie & Fitch, Talbot's, J.C. Penney, Limited and Charming Shoppes Inc.'s Lane Bryant] settled a federal and California state class-action lawsuit alleging violations of workers' rights in Saipan garment factories in the U.S.'s Northern Mariana Islands.

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26 September 2002

Statement From Lead Attorney for Workers in Saipan Human Rights Case in Response to Target's Dispute of Lawsuit Allegations

Author: Al Meyerhoff, Partner at Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes and Lerach

While Target claims that the lawsuit alleging violations of wage and hour laws and other workers' rights is baseless, we will let the facts stand for themselves.

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26 September 2002

Target Dismissed from Garment Factory Lawsuits; Company Asserts Class Action Abuse

Author: Target Corp.

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26 September 2002

U.S. Clothing Retailers on Saipan Settle Landmark Workers' Rights Lawsuit

Author: Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach

Retailers and Manufacturers to Fund Groundbreaking Independent Monitoring Program To Improve Labor Conditions on U.S. Territory -...The seven U.S. retailers - Abercrombie & Fitch, Target, Gap, Inc., J.C. Penney Company, Inc., Lane Bryant, Inc., The Limited, Inc., and Talbots, Inc. - join 19 other retailers that had previously settled.

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