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Unformatted text preview: The Penn State students, instead of having their university be a member of the FLA, wanted their school to be a member of the WRC which is like many other students at various universities. The WRC or Workers Rights Consortium is an organization independent of industry influence and is founded by students in close cooperation with scholars, activists, and workers’-rights organizations. Unlike the WRC, the FLA or Fair Labor Association allows the industry to choose its own monitors and does not include provisions for a living wage. I found it humorous that students were in some cases able to “put administrators on the defense.” This was show cased in the story of...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course SOC 261 taught by Professor Jennings during the Winter '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
- Winter '08