Tag: garment sector

Garment Worker News 28 July 2013

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(English) BANGLADESH. 48 global retailers to meet in Dhaka. The Daily Start (28 July 2013) by Refayet Ullah Mirdha.  Forty-eight international clothing retailers and brands will hold meetings in Dhaka next month to fix compensation packages for the victims of Rana Plaza collapse and Tazreen fire incident. CAMBODIA. Cambodia election: Workers hoping for a brighter… Read more »

Garment Worker News 14 July 2013

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(English) BANGLADESH. “RMG workers must have union rights.” The Daily Star (14 July 2013). Labour leaders at The Daily Star-BILS roundtable press for inclusion of effective trade union in amended labour law, ensuring workers’ safety. Labour leaders rejected the “participation committee” mentioned in the draft amendment to the labour law as it was no alternative to… Read more »

Garment Worker News June 16 2013

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(English) BANGLADESH. “Bangladesh garment workers fall sick after drinking water supplied by factory.” The Globe and Mail (16 June 2013) via The Associated Press. Several hundred garment workers were sickened at their factory outside Bangladesh’s capital on Sunday, apparently after drinking water there. JORDAN. “Unions agree deal for textile and garment workers.” Just-style (14 June… Read more »