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Support Workers' Rights! [Mar. 16th, 2005|11:09 pm]
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Say No To Sweatshops!
Rally for Workers Rights!

March 18th, 2005
John Hannah Administration Building
Michigan State University

On March 18th, 2005, Movimiento Estudiantil Xicano de Aztlan (MEXA) and
Students for Economic Justice (SEJ) invite you to a day of protest in
support of workers' rights. We are in the final stages of a 5 year
campaign for Michigan State University to Join the Worker Rights
Consortium (WRC), a labor monitoring body working to ensure that MSU
clothing is not made in sweatshops. 9 of 11 Big Ten Universities and 135
Universities total are already members of the WRC, and with your help, MSU
will be next.

We will be having a final meeting with the President of MSU about this
issue on March 18th, the rally will be on the same day. At this point we
believe MSU will join the WRC but what is in dispute is what MSU's WRC
code of conduct will look like. the code is the legal document behind
the WRC that holds companies accountable for where and how their clothing
is made. Our administration wants to join the WRC with a code that is
weak and ineffective. MSU's membership in the WRC must be accompanied by
a strong code of conduct. Our membership has to actually mean something
more than good PR for MSU.

Join us for what will hopefully the final days in the campaign for MSU to
join the WRC.

Justice: Do It.

March 18th, 2005
John Hannah Administration Building
Michigan State University

for more info: www.msusej.org
email: gonza248@msu.edu
phone: 231-301-0181