Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (1):135-145 (2007)

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In “Sweatshops and Respect for Persons” we argued on Kantian grounds that managers of multinational enterprises have the following duties: to adhere to local labor laws, to refrain from coercion, to meet minimum health and safety standards, and to pay workers a living wage. In their commentary on our paper Sollars and Englander challenge some of our conclusions. We argue here that several of their criticisms are based on an inaccurate reading of our paper, and that none of the remaining criticisms successfully challenge our main arguments. By highlighting the shortcomings of their arguments we hope to advance discussion of the ethical treatment of workers in global supply chains
Keywords Applied Philosophy  Business and Professional Ethics  Social Science
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ISBN(s) 1052-150X
DOI 10.5840/beq200717121
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Moral Imagination and the Future of Sweatshops.Denis G. Arnold & Laura P. Hartman - 2003 - Business and Society Review 108 (4):425-461.
Sweatshops: Kant and Consequences.Gordon G. Sollars & Fred Englander - 2007 - Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (1):115-133.
Sweatshops: Kant and Consequences.Fred Englander - 2007 - Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (1):115-133.

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