Tag: garment sector

Garment Worker News 16 March 2014

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(English) BANGLADESH. Thousands sacked as unsafe Bangladesh factory forced to close. NDTV via AFP (10 March 2014). Several thousand Bangladeshi garment workers have lost their jobs after their factory was discovered with serious safety problems and shut down, officials said Monday. BANGLADESH. Mozena: April 15 crucial for RMG. Dhaka Tribune (6 March 2014) by Sheikh Shahariar Zaman…. Read more »

Garment Worker News 2 March 2014

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(English) NEPAL. Former garment giant Momento lies in ruins. E Kantipur (3 March 2014). Momento Apparels, one of Nepal’s largest garment exporters once upon a time, has remained closed for the past two years. The company has been wrestling with a dilemma whether to resume operations or sell. INDIA. Garment workers prefer factory transport over Metro rides…. Read more »

Garment Worker News 16 February 2014

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(English) USA & BANGLADESH. Govt to mention about progresses in 2nd report. The Financial Express (16 February 2014) by Monira Munni. The government will mention about some progress regarding appointment of inspectors and creation of database for garment sector in its second report to be placed before the US trade Representative in line with the US… Read more »

Garment Worker News 19 January 2014

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(English) GLOBAL & CAMBODIA. Major Brands Confront Cambodian Leader Over Use of Force. WSJ (19 January 2013) by Kate O’keefe and Sun Narin. A coalition of 30 brands and three global unions have sent a letter to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen calling for an investigation into the recent use of deadly force against striking garment-sector… Read more »

Garment Worker News 5 January 2014

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(English) BANGLADESH & USA. “How A Plan To Help Curb Garment Factory Disasters In Bangladesh Died In The U.S. Senate.” Huffington Post (4 January 2014) by Dave Jamieson. Concerned it may undermine their own response to recent factory disasters and cost them business, U.S. clothing makers pressured the Senate to spike a provision in this… Read more »