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Rana Plaza collapse anniversary commemorated - Demotix.com

Rana Plaza collapse anniversary commemorated
Demotix.com
01/01. Caption. A woman was seen grieving over a missing family at the site of the former Rana Plaza. On 24 April 2013, Rana Plaza, an eight-story commercial building, collapsed in Savar, a sub-district in the Greater Dhaka Area, the capital of Bangladesh.

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Pay Up! USW in Bangladesh for Anniversary of Rana Plaza Tragedy - MENAFN.COM

Pay Up! USW in Bangladesh for Anniversary of Rana Plaza Tragedy
MENAFN.COM
DHAKA, Bangladesh, Apr 24, 2014 (Menafn - Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --"Voluntary compliance doesn't work. One year after the worst garment industry tragedy in history, it's time for global companies to pay compensation to the victims and their ...

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JS sub-committee formed for probe - The Daily Star

JS sub-committee formed for probe
The Daily Star
A parliamentary body yesterday formed a three-member sub-committee to find out the people involved in making and purchasing substandard crests, which were awarded to Bangladesh's foreign friends for their contribution to our Liberation War. The enquiry ...

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Emotional, violent protests a year after Bangladesh disaster - Daily Times

Emotional, violent protests a year after Bangladesh disaster
Daily Times
The disaster shamed Western brands into launching new safety inspections and pushed Bangladesh's government to increase wages and ensure the better enforcement of regulations. But trade union group IndustriALL slammed retailers this week for making ...

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Bangladesh's 'miracle' survivor marries and builds new life - Daily Times

Bangladesh's 'miracle' survivor marries and builds new life
Daily Times
But she married her boyfriend in a simple ceremony in her village in northern Bangladesh in February and is enjoying a new job in a hotel run by the international chain Westin, which approached her after her ordeal. ?I enjoy the job. This is completely the ...

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Workers Party's 9th congress begins - The Daily Star

Workers Party's 9th congress begins
The Daily Star
The 9th national congress of Workers Party of Bangladesh began in Rajshahi yesterday with a vow to resist conspiracies of the imperialists and fundamentalists and for unity of non-communal and democratic forces. The participants hoped the new unity would ...

Inside the Bangladesh Clothing Supply Chain - Al Jazeera America

Inside the Bangladesh Clothing Supply Chain
Al Jazeera America
One year ago today, on April 24, 2013, more than 1,000 people died and more than 2,500 were injured in the collapse of Rana Plaza, a building located in Savar, just outside Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka. Most of the deceased and those hurt in the accident ...

On Anniversary Of Bangladesh Factory Tragedy, Activists Demand Safer ... - Progress Illinois

On Anniversary Of Bangladesh Factory Tragedy, Activists Demand Safer ...
Progress Illinois
One year after a Bangladesh factory that produced Walmart clothing collapsed, killing more than 1,100 people, the retailer is still turning a blind eye to dangerous conditions in their supply chain, according to a group of activists who staged a protest Thursday ...

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Sums up top ILO official over failure of stakeholders in compensating families of ... - The Daily Star

The Daily Star

Sums up top ILO official over failure of stakeholders in compensating families of ...
The Daily Star
"We call for rapid and full compensation to the victims under coordinated approach," said William Hanna, ambassador and head of delegation of European Union to Bangladesh. The Rana Plaza incident has to be a turning point in addressing labour issues, ...

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Rana Plaza episode: let's not repeat it - The Daily Star

Rana Plaza episode: let's not repeat it
The Daily Star
His comments came at an event organised by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association at its headquarters to commemorate the first anniversary of the industrial accident, the worst in the garment industry. The programme was ...

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Bangladesh's Chance to Get It Right - New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)

Bangladesh's Chance to Get It Right
New York Times (blog)
Bangladesh is hardly known for its workplace safety. But one unlikely success story can be found in a leading shipbuilding company called Western Marine, based in the port city of Chittagong. Western Marine makes ships for the domestic market but has ...
Bangladesh's Rana Plaza factory collapse spurs change, finger-pointingCBC.ca
Bangladesh's Factory Collapse: A One-Year RetrospectiveHuffington Post (blog)
A Guide To The Rana Plaza Tragedy, And Its Implications, In BangladeshForbes
CBS News -CNN (blog) -Washington Post (blog)
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Report: A Year After Bangladesh Disaster, Retailers Fail To Address Biggest ... - Forbes

Forbes

Report: A Year After Bangladesh Disaster, Retailers Fail To Address Biggest ...
Forbes
When Sarah Labowitz arrived in Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka this past February, it certainly didn't look like nine months had passed since the factory collapse that claimed 1,129 lives. Outside the ruin of the eight-story Rana Plaza building, the ...

Is the Bangladesh factory collapse a turning point? - CBS News

Is the Bangladesh factory collapse a turning point?
CBS News
As the world commemorates the one-year anniversary of the deadly Rana Plaza factory building collapse in Bangladesh, an overriding question remains: What can be done to prevent such industrial accidents in the future, especially in emerging economies ...

Battling for a Safer Bangladesh - New York Times

Battling for a Safer Bangladesh
New York Times
One group ? the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building Safety ? has more than 150 members, including many European brands like H&M, Carrefour and Mango, as well as 14 American companies. The other group ? the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker ...

A Year After Bangladesh's Deadly Factory Collapse, Western Companies Slow ... - Newsweek

Newsweek

A Year After Bangladesh's Deadly Factory Collapse, Western Companies Slow ...
Newsweek
Aklima Khanam didn't want go to work on April 24, 2013. The then-19-year-old worked in the Rana Plaza factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital, sewing shirts, jackets and pants seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. sometimes until as late as 3:00 a.m. But it ...

Women Trapped in Bangladesh Collapse Plead for Promised Cash - Bloomberg

Women Trapped in Bangladesh Collapse Plead for Promised Cash
Bloomberg
Bulbuli Akter got tired of waiting in her village for the government to provide compensation after Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster left her afraid to go back to work. Now she's making her case on the streets of Dhaka. ?I've heard many promises ...

One Year After Being Pulled From Rubble, Bangladesh's Miracle Survivor Has A ... - Huffington Post

One Year After Being Pulled From Rubble, Bangladesh's Miracle Survivor Has A ...
Huffington Post
But she married her boyfriend in a simple ceremony in her village in northern Bangladesh in February and is enjoying a new job in a hotel run by the international chain Westin, which approached her after her ordeal. "I enjoy the job. This is completely ...

After Bangladesh Factory Disaster, Efforts Show Mixed Progress - NPR

NPR

After Bangladesh Factory Disaster, Efforts Show Mixed Progress
NPR
One year ago Thursday, an eight-story factory building in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. The disaster at Rana Plaza brought new attention to safety conditions in the country's booming garment industry. In ...

A Year After Deadly Collapse, Bangladesh's Garment Industry Remains Broken - Huffington Post

A Year After Deadly Collapse, Bangladesh's Garment Industry Remains Broken
Huffington Post
NEW YORK -- A year after a building collapse killed more than 1,100 people at a factory in Bangladesh, the country's garment workers remain exposed to dangerous work conditions, untouched by widely publicized reform efforts from major retailers, ...

Where the U.S. Gets Its Clothing, One Year After the Bangladesh Factory Collapse - FiveThirtyEight

Where the U.S. Gets Its Clothing, One Year After the Bangladesh Factory Collapse
FiveThirtyEight
Thursday will mark the first anniversary of the garment-factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed more than 1,100 people. Dozens of North American clothing retailers came forward with promises and donations after the catastrophe in Rana Plaza ...

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