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What Do Factory Workers In Asia Want?

Heather Franzese | Posted 08.06.2014 | Impact
Heather Franzese

What do factory workers want? They sew our clothes and assemble our mobile phones -- things we use every day -- but they remain a mystery to us. Most are working thousands of miles away behind secure company gates.

Lessons From Bangladesh

ZP Heller | Posted 07.20.2013 | World
ZP Heller

The vast majority of Bangladesh's exports­ -- 80 percent -- come from its $18 billion garment industry. However, according to the World Bank, Bangladesh ranked last in wages for factory workers worldwide in 2010. What would this mean for western consumers who have benefited from Bangladesh's cheap labor?

Bangladesh Pleas With Europe Over Safety Rules

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2013 | Business

(Adds detail) By Ruma Paul and Serajul Quadir DHAKA, May 4 (Reuters) - Bangladesh urged the European Union on Saturday not to take tough me...