We, the undersigned, endorse this proposal as the solution to the problem of sub-poverty wages in the garment industry.

Institutions listed for identification purposes only.

Mark Anner
  • Professor, Labor and Employment Relations, and Political Science, and Director, Center for Global Workers' Rights, Penn State University
Richard Appelbaum
  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus and former MacArthur Chair in Sociology and Global & International Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara
Dennis Arnold
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam
Sarveswaran Arulanantham
  • Director Legal Research Unit, University of Colombo/Faculty of Law (specialised in Labour), University of Colombo
Santi Indra Astuti
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Communication, Fikom UNISBA, Indonesia
Tim Bartley
  • Professor of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis
Joanne Bauer
  • Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Senior Researcher, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University, and CoFounder of Rights CoLab
Dr. Ned Bertz
  • Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Eileen Boris
  • Hull Professor and Distinguished Professor of Feminist Studies, Professor of History, Black Studies, and Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Garrett D. Brown (MPH, CIH)
  • Coordinator, Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network, USA

Michael Childers

  • Professor, Department of Labor Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tim Connor
  • Senior Lecturer, Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle
Rahul De
  • Assistant Professor (Economics), School of Arts and Sciences, Azim Premji University, India

Dr. Héctor L. Delgado

  • Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, University of La Verne; Executive Officer, Society for the Study of Social Problems
Ritu Dewan
  • (Retd). Director of the Department of Economics, University of Mumbai/ Vice President – Indian Society of Labour Economics
Manoj Dias-Abey
  • Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol
Peter Evans
  • Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
Stephen Frenkel
  • Emeritus Professor, UNSW Business School, Sydney Australia
Gerald Friedman
  • Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Chad Alan Goldberg
  • Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Samuel Gultom
  • Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia
Jerome R. Hoffman
  • MA MD, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Lecturer, Department of Political Science Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Matthew Ari Jendian
  • PhD, Professor of Sociology, California State University, Fresno, USA
Jean Jenkins
  • Cardiff University
Inna Junaenah
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia
Meredith Katz
  • Assistant Professor, Sociology, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Daniel Kinderman
  • Associate Professor, University of Delaware
Katherine Callen King
  • Professor Emerita, Comparative Literature and Classics, University of California Los Angeles
Genevieve LeBaron
  • Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield 
Sumanasiri Liyanage
  • (Retd). Professor, Department of Economics University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
John Logan
  • Director of Labor and Employment Studies, San Francisco State University
Stephanie Luce
  • Professor of Labor Studies, City University of New York
Stephen McFarland
  • Associate Prof. of Labor Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills
Navdeep Mathur
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad, India
Benjamin McKean
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Ohio State University
Gayatri Menon
  • Associate Professor, School of Development, Azim Premji University, India
Jeroen Merk
  • University of Edinburgh
Alessandra Mezzadri
  • SOAS University of London
Dev Nathan
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for Human Development, India
Annelise Orleck
  • Professor of History, Dartmouth College
Sanjay Pinto
  • Fellow, Worker Institute at Cornell and Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations
R. Ramakumar
  • Professor, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai), India/ Member of the Kerala State Planning Board, India
Robert J. S. Ross
  • PhD, Vice-President, Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Clark University
Prof. Dr. Elke Schüßler
  • Johannes Keppler University, Austria

Victor Silverman

  • Professor, Department of History, Pomona College
David A. Smith
  • Professor of Sociology & Urban Planning, UC-Irvine; Editor, International Journal of Comparative Sociology
K.R. Shyam Sundar
  • Professor, Xavier School of Management -Jamshedpur, India
Vandana Swami
  • Faculty, School of Development, Azim Premji University, India
Jayan Jose Thomas
  • Associate Professor (Economics), Indian Institute of Technology -Delhi/ Member of the Kerala State Planning Board, India
Alex M. Thomas
  • Assistant Professor (Economics), School of Arts and Sciences, Azim Premji University, India
Chris Tilly
  • Professor of Urban Planning and Sociology, Chair of Department of Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles
Nathan Wilmers
  • Assistant Professor, Work and Organization Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dale Wimberley
  • Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Herlambang P. Wiratraman
  • Senior Researcher, Center of Human Rights Law Studies (HRLS), Indonesia

Lydia Zepeda

  • Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science