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Join call for a sweatshop free Olympics

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Take part in Labour Behind the Label's demo' outside next meeting of the International Olympic Committee

Labour Behind the Label will be using the upcoming meeting of the International Olympic Committee as an opportunity to remind the Olympics of its commitment to 'respect for universal fundamental ethical principles' and to put pressure on the decision-makers to ensure that garment workers are not exploited in the making of Olympic apparel.

LBL will be posing outside the meeting venue with their giant 'SWEATshop free Olympics' deodorant can and raising awareness of violations of workers' rights in the sportswear supply chain. Jopin them to help spread the word by carrying placards, handing out leaflets and chatting to the public.

What: A demonstration to tell Olympic bosses to make London 2012 sweatshop free
When: 5 April 2011, 10.30am onwards
Where: Outside Westminster Park Plaza Hotel, London, SE1 7UT (Map)

Bring a placard and a loud voice.

 

For more info see labourbehindthelabel.org

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