FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
The following is a list of questions that are frequently asked of CSWA,
along with articles and essays which will hopefully shed light on the
answers. If you have additional questions, please feel free to email us
Q: What are CSWA's goals?
Q: What are CSWA's accomplishments?
||"CSWA's First 20 Years, Workers Fighting Sweatshops Here" CSWA News
Summer 1999 Volume 7 Issue 1 PDF HTML
||Some of Our History
Q: What are conditions like for Chinese immigrant workers
in New York?
Q: How is CSWA helping to lead the global fight against
||"Nowadays everybody's talking about fighting sweatshops. Every month
brings new stories about demonstrations, teach-ins, or press conferences
exposing how bad working conditions are in places like China, Vietnam,
El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, etc. - everywhere but right here in
the United States! Instead of organizing to fight sweatshop companies
in this country, these folks thing it is better to fight other people's
employers in other countries, long distance. Listen sisters and brothers,
if you can't even stand up against bosses and economic injustice in
your own backyard, how can you tell people in other countries to fight
for change? Plenty of us don't have it that well right here in the
United States. So how are you going to talk to us about, 'Free China'?
What about 'Free Brooklyn?' "Free the Lower East Side?' Free Yourself?!"
- CSWA News, Winter 1998-1999 Volume 6 Issue 1.
||"How We Can Fight Sweatshop Conditions" PDF HTML
Q: Why Does CSWA prioritize the fight for control of
our time and health over the fight for higher wages?
Q: What is a Workers' Center?
Q: What is CSWA's relationship to trade unions?
Q: Who is to blame for sweatshop conditions faced by
||"Employer Sanctions Creating Scabs" PDF HTML
||"How We Can Fight Sweatshop Conditions"PDF HTML
Q: Does CSWA work with other organizations?
Q: How is CSWA building a new women's movement?
||Read "Women Workers Should Stand Up" by Fun Mae Eng, CSWA News Summer
1999 Volume 7, Issue 1 PDF HTML
Q: Does fighting sweatshop conditions hurt the community?
||Letter from a Reader: "In Praise of the Coffin" CSWA News, Winter
1996 Vol. 5 Issue 1 PDF HTML