Economics @ ITT

Reebok Pays Workers 10¢ per $80 NFL Jersey

Posted in economics, employment, Trade by ittecon on February 21, 2010

An EG452 student found this AFL-CIO post when researching for an assignment. Is it fair that a worker earns only 10¢ for an $80 jersey—about 1/10 of 1 percent of the retail price? More information is available in this PDF.

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