MSN

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AcronymDefinition
MSNMicrosoft Network
MSNMaster's of Science in Nursing
MSNMission
MSNMobile Suit (Newtype; Gundam gaming)
MSNMedical Surgical Nursing
MSNMessi-Suárez-Neymar (nickname for Barcelona soccer stars)
MSNMake Some Noise
MSNMobile Social Network
MSNMobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks (International Conference)
MSNMedicare Summary Notice
MSNMultiple Subscriber Number (ISDN)
MSNMichigan School of Nursing
MSNMiddle School North (various locations)
MSNModem Serial Number
MSNMultilayer Switched Network
MSNMulticast Service Node
MSNManufacturing Sequence Number
MSNMultiple Serial Number
MSNMultiple Subscriber Number
MSNMobile Service Node
MSNMulti System Network
MSNManagement Services Network (various locations)
MSNMahou Sensei Negima (anime)
MSNMessage Sequence Number
MSNMandatory Spay/Neuter
MSNMuseum Security Network (mailing list)
MSNMartian Successor Nadesico (anime series)
MSNMicrosoft Service Network
MSNMaquila Solidarity Network (Canada)
MSNManufacturer Serial Number
MSNMilitary Service Number
MSNMoesin (gene)
MSNMexico Solidarity Network
MSNMerchant Services Network
MSNMulti-Service Network
MSNMultiple Special Needs
MSNMedium Spiny Neurons
MSNMath/Science Network (Oakland, CA)
MSNMadison, WI, USA - Dane County Regional Airport (Airport Code)
MSNMonitoring Cell Sequence Number
MSNMost Significant Nibble
MSNMulti-Service Node
MSNMaine Support Network (Readfield, ME)
MSNMuslim Student Network
MSNMechanical Serial Number
MSNMesoporous Silica Nanoparticle
MSNMarine Safety Network
MSNModern Satellite Network
MSNMemorial Service Network (National Cemetery Administration; US VA)
MSNMethodist Student Network (University of South Carolina)
MSNMass Spectrometry to the N-th Power
MSNMigration Storage Node
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The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN)-a partner of PWS&D working for fair working conditions and living wages for people around the world-has found that child labour is often directly linked to the low wages paid to adult workers, restrictions on the right to organize and the lack of affordable child care.
The Maquila Solidarity Network has found that most working parents are forced to send their underage children to work in order to meet their family's basic needs.
That's why the Toronto-based Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN), an organization that works to improve working conditions and win a living wage for workers who make clothes for labels like GAP, Disney and Roots is now lobbying the Canadian government to stitch up a loophole.
He thanks Ian Thomson of the Maquila Solidarity Network for suggesting changes to an earlier draft of this article.
Lynda Yanz, coordinator of the Maquila Solidarity Network in Canada, sees the next two years as critical in assessing the fallout of Mexican plant closings, particularly in the garment industry, which next year faces the expiration of a 30-year-old international agreement limiting exports from developing nations.
These include Amnesty International, trade unions representing 25 million workers (many in the developing world), the National Child Labor Committee, the Maquila Solidarity Network and the comptroller of New York City.
It was the culmination of a six-year struggle backed by the United States/Guatemala Education Project and the Maquila Solidarity Network.
Presbyterian World Service & Development supports this policy and the Maquila Solidarity Network which has long promoted the change.
Toronto buys almost $4 million in apparel annually for police, firefighter and transit uniforms, amongst other things.--AM with notes from Maquila Solidarity Network
In Canada this is primarily the "Ethical Trading Action Group" and "Students Against Sweatshops -- Canada." The former includes an impressive array of the big Canadian labour and NGO players: the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), Labour Behind the Label Coalition, Steelworkers Humanity Fund, UNITE, Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC), Ten Days for Global Justice and the Maquila Solidarity Network (as the secretariat).
PWS&D supports Fair Trade Coffee and Maquila Solidarity Network as practical ways to support sustainable development through fair trade.
For this reason, PWS&D supports the work of The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN), a Canadian network working with groups in Mexico, Central America, and Asia to improve conditions and wages for employees in factories and export processing zones.