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Home-Based Worker News Jan 20 2013

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(ENGLISH) INDIA. “Beedi workers seek hospital; to protest on Jan 28.” Times of India (January 20, 2013) Dakshina Kannada. MANGALORE: Akhila Bharatha Karmika Sangha will hold a protest to push for a hospital for Beedi workers in Dakshina Kannada district in front of deputy commissioner’s office here on January 28. BANGLADESH. “Bangladeshi workers stage mass… 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 »

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 »

Home-Based Workers News Nov 26 2012

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BANGLADESH. “Deadly Bangladesh factory fire sparks calls for justice for garment workers.” (November 26, 2012) Farid Hossain and Julhas Alam. The Star. DHAKA, BANGLADESH—The fire alarm: Waved off by managers. An exit door: Locked. The fire extinguishers: Not working and apparently “meant just to impress” inspectors and customers. BANGLADESH. “Garment Workers Stage Angry Protest After Bangladesh Fire.”… Read more »