Dominican Republic: Profile of Knights Apparel's Alta Gracia factory that pays a living wage "far above" legal minimum wage, welcomes unionisation
Sarah Seltzer, AlterNet.org, 5 Jan 2011
Dominican Republic: ICFTU concern over labour & trade union rights abuses in free trade zones & sugar cane plantations
Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), 7 Oct 2002
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Author: Sarah Seltzer, AlterNet.org
...a revolutionary new factory [Alta Gracia] in the Domincan Republic, started by one of the most conscience-minded college apparel suppliers, Knights Apparel, [is] a model and a test case of what can happen when wages are "living" and union organizing...
Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
In a new report produced for the WTO's review of trade policies of the Dominican Republic (7 to 9 October), the ICFTU denounces the serious infringements of workers’ human and trade union rights, particularly in the country’s free trade zones and sugar...