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Factory Labor

A Cry for Worker Fairness

Sen. Robert Menendez | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Sen. Robert Menendez

The tragedy at the Rana Plaza clothing factory was a sober reminder that Bangladeshi garment workers still lack basic rights and protections. My mother was a seamstress. She worked in the textile factories of northern New Jersey. I saw how hard and tiring her work was. But it was never lethal. And it shouldn't be.