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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...

Police Fire Rubber Bullets As Bangladesh Factory Protests Escalate

AP | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas Sunday to disperse thousands of garment workers who blocked streets outside Bangla...

Senators Seek Action On Labor Rights After Tragedy

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A prominent Democratic senator Thursday pushed for suspending duty-free privileges to Bangladesh, saying it would send a strong sig...

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...

Owner Of Deadly Bangladesh Factory Barred From Leaving Country

AP | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- The High Court in Bangladesh's capital asked authorities Sunday to prevent the owner of a garment factory where 112 people died i...

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 ...

Experts: Doing Business In Bangladesh Will Haunt Retailers

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business

MUMBAI, India — Global clothing brands involved in Bangladesh's troubled garment industry responded in starkly different ways to the building co...

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...

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 s...