Category: Home-based Worker

Home-Based Worker News Dec 27 2012

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Trabajadores Independientes

(PORTUGUÊS) PORTUGAL. “Governo garante estar “particularmente atento” aos .” (17 Dezembro 2012) Negocios. O Ministério da Solidariedade e Segurança Social garantiu hoje estar “particularmente atento” à situação dos trabalhadores independentes, dando como exemplo o facto de lhes ser permitido reverem a sua situação contributiva trimestralmente.   (ESPAÑOL) PERU. “MEF elaborará reglamento para ingreso de trabajadores… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News Dec 13 2012

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BANGLADESH. “Documents Reveal New Details About Walmart’s Connection to Tazreen Factory Fire.” (December 10, 2012) Steven Greenhouse. The New York Times. Documents uncovered at the Tazreen garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 workers died in a fire two weeks ago indicate that not one but two American apparel makers supplying goods for Walmart were using… Read more »

Agony of the Informal Sector

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Until the New Year, we’ll be featuring some “Best of” Posts of 2012 — along with any relevant updates to news we’ve shared over the year.  In today’s post, we focus on HomeNet Pakistan.  Make sure to read an update on the amazing work its done since the original March 21 post!     Our partner,… Read more »

Home-Based Workers News Dec 10 2012

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(ENGLISH) BANGLADESH. “Learning from the Bangladesh Apparel Factory Tragedy.” (December 3, 2012) Mary Kay Henry. Huffington Post (Blog). In the blackened rubble of the fire at a Bangladesh apparel factory last week that killed 112 workers are charred pieces of clothing made for Walmart, Disney, Dickies, Sean Combs and Sears. Scenes from the fire are… Read more »

Home-Based Workers News Dec 3 2012

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BANGLADESH. “Owner of Bangladesh factory ravaged in fire says he didn’t know it needed emergency exits.” (November 29, 2012) Julhas Alam. 680 News. DHAKA, Bangladesh – The owner of a Bangladesh clothing factory where a fire killed 112 people says he was never informed the facility was required to have an emergency exit, a sign… Read more »