#Striketober As employers struggle to fill job positions, and labor shortages run rampant throughout the country, a new issue is cropping up: worker unrest.  Workers are not only saying NO THANKS to low-wage jobs, but those with long-term jobs are organizing to demand better working conditions,...

It's that time of year again!  Students are returning to school, fall is upon us, and we are starting to think about cozying up with a warm beverage. It's also getting close to National Coffee Day on September 29th! That got us thinking about ethically...

According to the UCLA Labor Center, there are over 46,000 garment workers in the Los Angeles area. Known as the epicenter of apparel manufacturing in the United States, Los Angeles apparel manufacturing brings in $4.7 billion annually.  Sounds like business is booming, right?  It is,...

When it comes to t-shirt design, there are some key details that can save you both time and money on your order. And in t-shirt design, as in life, you're probably the type of person who likes to save time and money.. right? Who doesn't? One important detail...

Help! I Want Sweatshop-Free T-Shirts But I Have a Limited Budget! T-Shirts are a great way to get your organization's message out there. But, they can take up a sizable chunk of your budget, especially when you want to make sure to buy an ethically sourced...

If you want to make sure your super-ethical fair trade, union made, socially-responsible, organic-eco-friendly, and great quality t-shirts are sweatshop-free for the entire supply chain, then make sure your print design has a union bug! A union bug guarantees that your shirt or promotional item is union...

Robert “Toby” Fatzinger The fashion industry has traditionally depended on value creation, labor subjugation, and environmental deregulation to drive profits.  To combat these practices, a fair-trade movement working to re-shape consumer culture has begun to develop.  Ethix Ventures is a U.S. merchandise distributor that has teamed...

The holiday season is upon us! After a turbulent year, many of us are reaching for some creature comforts to help us through. Here are some of our edible gift products available to ship to your members or customers just in time for the holidays....