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Bangladesh garment factories face shut down after Accord’s report

Bangladesh garment factories face shut down after Accord’s report

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Top brands often farm out work to local factories in poorer nations to take advantage of low wages but it is hard for these sweatshops to maintain adequate safety measure for their workers. The committee investigating Bangladesh garment factories that produce merchandise for companies like Adidas, H&M, Forever New, Marks and Spencer, and Mothercare among others, has […]

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A year after disaster:  Progress and peril for Bangladeshi factory workers

A year after disaster: Progress and peril for Bangladeshi factory workers

| May 13, 2014

  Just over a year ago, management at a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh ordered employees to report for work, despite warnings of critical structural problems in the building. During the morning rush hour, the eight-story Rana Plaza building collapsed, killing 1,100 workers and injuring thousands more. The Bangladeshi government vowed reformative action. American manufacturers […]

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