Tale of the White Witch of Mara Lago: Ivanka’s Chinese Factory, Low Wage Slavery

Workers endured long hours, low pay at Chinese factory used by Ivanka Trump’s clothing-maker

 for the Washington Post
Workers at a factory in China used by the company that makes clothing for Ivanka Trump’s fashion line and other brands worked nearly 60 hours a week to earn wages of little more than $62 a week, according to a factory audit released Monday.The factory’s 80 workers knit clothes for the contractor, G-III Apparel Group, which has held the exclusive license to make the Ivanka Trump brand’s $158 dresses, $79 blouses and other clothes since 2012.

Trump has no leadership role in G-III, and the report did not give the factory’s name or location, or say whether it was working on Ivanka-brand products at the time of the inspection.

Inspectors with the Fair Labor Association, an industry monitoring group whose members include Apple and Nike, found two dozen violations of international labor standards during a two-day tour of the factory in October, saying in a report that workers faced daunting hours, high turnover, and pay near or below China’s minimum wage.

The inspection offers a rare look at the working conditions of the global manufacturing machine that helped make Trump’s fashion brand a multimillion-dollar business.

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Its release also comes as the president’s daughter has sought to cast herself as both a champion of workplace issues and a defender of her father’s “buy American, hire American” agenda. Trump, whose book “Women Who Work” debuts next week, was in Germany on Tuesday for public discussions about global entre­pre­neur­ship and empowerment.

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3 Responses to "Tale of the White Witch of Mara Lago: Ivanka’s Chinese Factory, Low Wage Slavery"

  1. Eduardo  April 26, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    What was this woman doing in Berlin in the first place apart from Jewish propaganda?
    Merkel had supported/invited her visit according to the Zionist press in Germany while Bibi rejects the German foreign minister because he talked to the Lebanese opposition.
    Sad, very sad!

  2. wjabbe  April 26, 2017 at 9:47 am

    These were the sweatshops which were here in the U.S. a century ago, mostly in the Northeast; then they moved South where non union shops allowed even lower slave wages. Yet liar Trump runs his mouth about “making America Great Again”. Trump is a documented liar, cheater con artist, bully and more. Impeach this piece of human garbage before he blows up the planet and kills every living thing. Ivanka is likely a chip off the block. Their God Is a five letter obscene word MONEY at someone else’s expense.

    • Fiat Ziggurat  April 28, 2017 at 3:24 am

      Exactly, the six letter word being the biblical “Mammon”, which was often depicted as…
      an orange guy.

      https://www.wikiart.org/en/george-frederick-watts/mammon-1885

      The poor sycophant Trumptard cult won’t see it until the sticker-shock actually hits home, and eventually the old term “used-car-salesman” – made moot by lemon-laws – will be replaced with “Trump-U-salesman”.

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