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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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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

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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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

Garment Factories facing unrests on the first month of the new wage system

January 2014 is an important month this year, as this new January of this new year is the first month when payment based on the new Minimum Wage declared on 2013 will be enforceable. On 27 December 2013 unrest started

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

Call for Change in the Shipbreaking Industry

  (picture, from left to right: Abu Eusuf Mollah from BILS; Syed Sydul Hoque from OSHE; Saki Rezwana from OSHE; Syeda Rizwana Hasan from BELA; Kasheful Hoda from RISE Society; Jakia Khanam from BILS; Patrizia Heidegger from NGO Shipbreaking Platform;

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Posted in Shipping Industry Worker Issues

New European Regulations on Ship Breaking

The new European Regulation on ship recycling (Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013) has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU) and it will enter into law on Dec. 30, 2013. The objective of the regulation is to

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Workers Voice Discontent After 4 Months Of The Rana Plaza Tragedy.

4 months have passed after the tragic Rana Plaza Collapse at Savar, Bangladesh. Victims and families of the deceased still mourn their helplessness at the tragedy site everyday, while come together in protest when the pain grows unbearable. On 24

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

Press Release: The Bangladesh Fire and Safety Agreement Announces Its Implementation Phase

Below is a Press Release given by IndustriAll announcing the implementation phase of the Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement : The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh’s Garment Industry announces its plan to implement the Accord programme.

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