Definitions for "Sweatshop"
a 19th century word that describes a system of employment where factory owners profited by forcing their employees to work long hours under unsafe conditions, for subsistence wages.
A manufacturing workplace that treats its workers inhumanely, paying low wages, imposing harsh and unsafe working conditions, and demanding levels of performance that are harmful to the workers.
Workplaces, usually industrial, which operate under unsafe and illegal working conditions.