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Dave Jamieson

Safety Inspections At Deadly Factories 'A Facade' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The leading federation of labor unions in the U.S. has issued a withering critique of so-called social auditing programs, the corporate-...

When Workplace Safety Is Regarded As 'Overhead'

David Macaray | Posted 02.09.2013 | Business
David Macaray

By most accounts, the Bangladesh tragedy could have been prevented by management simply spending more money on safety.

Bangladesh Apparel

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


HORROR: Factory Fire Kills More Than 100

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

By Anis Ahmed and Ruma Paul DHAKA, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Fire swept through a garment factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital ki...

Outsourcing Tragedy: On the 100th Anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist, Workers Are Still Dying in Garment Factory Fires

Scott Nova | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Nova

The sad irony on this centennial of the Triangle tragedy is that the abusive conditions, poverty wages and shoddy garment industry safety practices that unions and social reformers decried in 1911 have not been eliminated.

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: 7 Books To Remember The 100th Anniversary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

One hundred years ago today, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire killed 175 people who were either trapped or leapt to their death to escape the flames. The ...

H&M Factory Fire In Bangladesh Kills 21

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

A fire at the Garib & Garib Newaj company factory in Bangladesh--which produces cardigans for H&M--killed 21 employees and injured another 50 people l...