Article 12A of the New York State Labor Law requires all Apparel Industry Manufacturers and Contractors to register each year by January 15. This applies to any firm that produces garments or accessories for garments in New York State.
Registration ensures that apparel firms meet basic standards, such as:
For details, read "How to Identify Garment Sweatshops" (a business guide for manufacturers and retailers).
You may contact The Apparel Industry Task Force (AITF) at:75 Varick Street
Currently 2534 Firms are Registered.
(database updated weekly)
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