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Bangladesh Factory Workers

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...

Emran Hossain

Bangladesh Factory Collapse Victims Still Waiting For Compensation | Emran Hossain | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- After the Rana Plaza factory collapse killed 1,132 garment workers and injured more than 2,500 in April, the Bangladeshi government and ...

Surveys Reveal True Extent Of Danger In Bangladesh Factories

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladeshi garment factories are routinely built without consulting engineers. Many are located in commercial or residentia...

Disasters Change Bangladesh Perspective On Factory Life

AP | CHRIS BLAKE | Posted 06.08.2013 | Business

TEKANI, Bangladesh -- Twice a year, buses filled with garment workers come rumbling into Tekani, shaking the houses made of mud and tin, and alerting ...

Bangladesh Factory Workers Grapple With ANOTHER Travesty

Agence France Presse | Kamrul Khan | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

Hundreds of employees of a Bangladesh garment factory near the capital fell sick on Wednesday after drinking suspected contaminated water in their wor...

Should Workers Be Dying to Make Your T-Shirt for You?

Robin Lewis | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Robin Lewis

Am I wrong to be disgusted over the blatant irresponsibility of some of the largest retailers and apparel brands in the world as well as the governments, and factory owners in the countries sought for the lowest possible manufacturing costs?

Some Good News For Bangladesh Garment Factory Workers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business

Officials in Bangladesh have set up a panel to raise the minimum wage for garment workers following a factory collapse that claimed over 1,000 lives. ...

Death Toll In Bangladesh Building Collapse Tops 400

AP | CHRIS BLAKE and FARID HOSSAIN | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

JURAIN, Bangladesh — Dozens of Bangladeshi garment workers whose bodies were too battered or decomposed to be identified were buried in a mass f...

Retailers Meet To Discuss Infrastructure Improvements In Bangladesh

Posted 04.30.2013 | Business

Less than a week after a Bangladeshi clothing factory building collapsed, killing as many as 400 workers who were trapped inside, about 30 retailers, ...