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Charges finally pressed against 42 over the Rana Plaza Collapse

Afters more than a couple of years passed by, authorities have finally pressed charges against 42 people over the Rana Plaza factory disaster which took the life of more than 1200 victims, making hundreds orphans and many thousands critically injured

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A Sea of Tribulations – The Tortured Tears of Rana Plaza

Surpassing the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on March 25, 1911, Rana Plaza stands today as the biggest industrial disaster in recorded history with over 1200 deaths and thousands of injured, including hundreds of amputees, thousands of physically disabled, thousands suffering deep mental

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Bangladesh Fails To Regain GSP – Improvements Not Enough

On Friday 16 January 2015, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) declared that although they acknowledge Bangladesh’s efforts towards improvement in fire and building safety, much is yet to be done with  regards to worker safety, freedom of association, safety

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Rendered Jobless-Left Penniless – Garment Workers Cry Out Before Coming Festivities

While victims of Tazreen Fashion yearn for a complete compensation package from the brands and government[i], and victims of Rana Plaza look forward towards the fulfillment of an unfulfilled promise to get a compensation with which they may hope to

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Accord and Alliance – First Phase Of Inspections

BGMEA came down heavily upon inspections conducted by the Accord and Alliance inspectors due to which some garment factories have already been shut down after faults were found in their construction. They expressed their resentment and fears on the conference

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