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CEO Warns Of Rising Wages

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) , the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, supports higher wages for textile workers in Bangladesh, i...

Bangladesh Will Likely Raise Its Minimum Wage Soon

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Shyamantha Asokan DHAKA, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Bangladesh's garment factory owners are pencilling in a minimum wage increase of about ...

Protests Shut Down More Than 100 Factories

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2013 | Business

By Ruma Paul DHAKA, Sept 23 (Reuters) - More than 100 Bangladeshi garment factories were forced to shut on Monday as thousands of work...

Major Clothing Maker Still Using Bangladesh Factory Banned By Walmart

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2013 | Business

By Serajul Quadir and Rafiqur Rahman GAZIPUR, Bangladesh, May 20 (Reuters) - A Bangladesh factory where Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Indite...

10 Dirty Secrets Of The Bangladesh Garment Industry

Posted 05.06.2013 | Business

The deadly collapse of a Bangladesh garment factory shined a light on the unsafe conditions so many of the industry's workers grapple with on a daily ...

Bangladesh Agrees To Plan To Improve Worker Conditions After Factory Collapse

Posted 05.05.2013 | Business

Bangladeshi authorities are taking steps to improve worker safety in the wake of a factory collapse that killed hundreds, Bloomberg reports. Bangl...

Disney Pulled Out Of Controversial Country Just Ahead Of MASSIVE Disaster

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

When a factory collapsed in Bangladesh last month, killing hundreds, the workers inside likely weren’t making clothes for Disney. The company ju...

Activists: 'Bargain Basement' Clothes To Blame For Deadly Factory Disasters

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Major western clothing retailers squeezing Asian suppliers and a flawed approach to ensuring even basic working standar...

Fox Business Contributor: Factory Fire Victims Appreciated Those Jobs

Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

The workers who died in Bangladesh’s worst-ever factory fire were thankful to be toiling away making garments, according to Fox Business host Charle...

Bangladesh's Garment Workers Brave Deadly Fires To Make Luxury American Clothing

Posted 05.02.2012 | World

By Maher Sattar, GlobalPost ASHULIA, Bangladesh — On Dhaka’s northwestern edge, the suburb of Ashulia is a favorite getaway for those seekin...