There are certainly many alternatives for purchasing products with greater ethical standards. But let's face it -- parents are busy, disposable incomes are tight, children need stimulation, time is money, and this is America.
Employers who think they can avoid payroll tax and employee benefits by mischaracterizing independent contractors may be in for a surprise. The IRS, Labor Department, and even local state governments may disagree and the consequences can be severe.
Williams:"At the end of the day, I think its a dangerous decision for Nike to popularize a song like "List of Demands." My belief in the power of music tells me that it could possibly work against them."