NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 03, 1980
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REPORTER: Jane Pauley
(Los Angeles, California) Sweatshop conditions in Los Angeles' garment district, incl. hiring of illegal aliens and minors and underpaying them, examined; films shown. [Investigator and WORKER - discuss pay.] [California Labor Department spokesperson Bill AMARO - comments on piece-work pay system.] Inspections said part of joint state-federal crackdown on garment industry's hiring of aliens and cheating them out of wages. [Ind. spokesperson Herman MILLER - criticizes inspection.] Difficulty in closing sweatshop outlined.
REPORTER: Meredith Lewis
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