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SB 1399 makes retailers accountable for garment worker pay - Los Angeles Times

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Wage theft plagues L.A. garment workers. Why aren’t fashion retailers held responsible?
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Alnea Farahbella, left, and husband Arno Nabos, who own the small apparel factory Nana Atelier in Los Angeles, support SB 1399, a bill that would ban piece-rate
compensation and make retailers jointly liable for any labor violations in the making of their clothes. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)
By LAURENCE DARMIENTO | STAFF WRITER
AUG. 17, 2020 | 6 AM

The prices are hard to believe: $24.99 for an on-trend dress, delivered to your door; $9.99 for a silky camisole
hanging from the rack at a discount chain.

https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2020-08-17/fashion-brands-garment-workers-sb1399-joint-liability-piece-rate

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