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Earthquakes Shake Vulnerable Garment Factories

The Recent tremors felt by Bangladesh following the earthquakes in Nepal and North and Northeastern India has left the capital city Dhaka in the grip of fear and uncertainty. Among all fears and uncertainty, the vulnerable workers of garment factories

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

The Mysterious Death Of Unionist Abraham Lincoln

On 26 February 2014 a labor leader of Rangpur Medical College Hospital;s fourth-class employees’ union was found dead in Shibganj Upazila of Bogra after being picked up earlier my alleged cops on 15 February 2014.. Police recovered the body of

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Posted in Other Worker Right Activities

Deadlines more valuable than a thousand lives – new labels excavated

Can a deadline be more valuable than a thousand lives? The garment owners of the Rana Plaza building tried their best to cling on to their belief that deadlines are indeed more important in the corporate world than human lives

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

Labels Unraveled From The Rubbles – Accountability Awaits

As the number of death increase towards a harrowing 250 mark and moves above, the stench of rotting flesh and blood is filling the air, the wailing doesn’t stop and stories of horror are echoing across Bangladesh and throughout the

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

More deaths as building with garment factories collapse in Savar, Bangladesh.

“Early in the morning came a thundering sound of …” said Rozina, a garment worker of a nearby factory who witnessed the collapse of “Rana Plaza”, an eight-storied building at ‘Savar’ on the outskirts of capital the Dhaka on the

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

Secrets Inside Smart Fashions – The Burned Factory.

As the burned subcontracting factory remain guarded, our sources are yet again successful to ensure transparency. The “unregistered” subcontracting factory had 350 workers without any formal contract with them. They had attendance cards only, some of which have been secured

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

European Union Adopts Resolution on RMG factory fires in Bangladesh on 17th January 2013

B7‑0005/2013 European Parliament resolution on recent casualties in textile factory fires, notably in Bangladesh (2012/2908(RSP)) The European Parliament, –    having regard to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, –    having regard to the United Nations Global

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues
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