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Apparel Industry Task Force


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:

  • Maintaining Workers' Compensation/Disability Insurance
  • Providing Unemployment Insurance coverage
  • Paying outstanding civil penalties

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
7th Floor
New York City, NY 10013
Phone: 212-775-3632
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