Smart Fashions Fire: Inditex on January 29 scrapped deals with its domestic agent Wonnover and Bangladeshi supplier Centex, who employed Smart Export Garments on sub-contract. Inditex will continue its sourcing from Bangladesh, however this time with suppliers who are legally registered both with the government and the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association.
Inditex and British fashion retailer New Look provided Tk 4.6 lakh in compensation to the families of seven dead and 22 injured workers of Smart Fashions on 12th February 2013..
Smart Export was executing orders of the two global clothing companies on a subcontract when a fire broke out at the factory on January 27.
The deceased workers’ families received Tk 50,000 each and the injured workers Tk 5,000 each as initial compensation. Those who lost their job after the disaster are still jobless.
Sterling Creations Food poisoning: Ill-workers, who managed to recovered from the food poisoning and resume work at the factory. Survival and food again proves to be the decisive factor for those are the bottom of the pyramid.
Nassa Group food poisoning: Workers resume work after recovering the food poisoning.
MK Fashions Limited: Remains closed till date after the unrest.
More updates will be followed as they come in…
The RISE Team.