Friday, April 16, 2004

Sweatshop

Workplace in which workers are employed for long hours at low wages and under unhealthy or oppressive conditions. In England, the word �sweater� was used as early as 1850 to describe an employer or middleman who exacted monotonous work at very low wages. Sweating first became widespread in the United States during the 1880s, when immigrants from eastern and southern Europe

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