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Bangladesh Factory Safety

Another Factory Fire in Bangladesh: This Time, a Product of Rage

Robert J. S. Ross | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Robert J. S. Ross

On Friday, November 29, as Americans chose between sleeping off Thanksgiving turkey and shopping at dawn for electronic and clothing bargains, another big factory fire burned in Bangladesh. This time, it appears the factory was set ablaze by angry workers.

Retailers Agree On Bangladesh Safety Standards

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

By Marina Lopes NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - North American and European retailers announced Wednesday that they had agreed on fire an...

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...

Gap CEO Defends Decision Not To Sign Bangladesh Accord

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business

May 21 (Reuters) - Gap Inc's chairman and CEO said on Tuesday the U.S. retailer was ready to sign a global accord designed to prevent another deadly...

Here Are The Companies Committed To The Bangladesh Factory Safety Accord

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

In the weeks since a tragic building collapse claimed more than 1,100 lives, a pact among global retailers to protect Bangladesh factory workers has g...

Kim Bhasin

Benetton To Sign Safety Pact

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business

Italian apparel retailer Benetton on Tuesday joined a group of prominent global brands that have pledged to improve working conditions in garment fact...

Gap, Walmart Decline To Endorse Bangladesh Safety Accord

Reuters | Veronica Ek and Jessica Wohl | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

* H&M, Inditex sign Bangladesh reform accord * Gap wants changes in how disputes are resolved in court * Wal-Mart asks Bangladesh government to ...

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, ...