A factory or workshop, especially in the clothing industry, where manual workers are employed at very low wages for long hours and under poor conditions: the situation is similar to migrant workers in sweatshops
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- Two weeks ago, Farias's office participated in 81 raids of sweatshops that employ immigrant labor.
- Higher oil and raw material prices have also forced factory sweatshops to further slash the impoverished wages and conditions.
- The conditions in the sweatshops of south east Asia are reminiscent of the way in which Engels described conditions in the north of England in the 1840s.
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