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Two years ago, Rana Plaza collapsed in Bangladesh, killing 1,138 garment workers and injuring 2,400 others; many of the injured live today with physical problems that make it hard for them to work, ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 06:20 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
This Friday will mark the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza mass murder of 1,138 garment workers. I use the word "murder" because the collapse of the eight-story building that housed sweatshop ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 02:07 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
10 months ago I was privileged to go to British Columbia, Canada to do a week of training and speaking as the British Columbia labor movement geared up for provincial elections. I had the great ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 05:54 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Over the years, I've consistently referred to Wal-Mart as The Beast of Bentonville because of its conduct at every level. Beastly. And, now, it's topping even the despicable low standards it set to ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 08:04 PM PST with 40 Recommends
The International Labour Organization is ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 06:55 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
H&M and Inditex, both among the world’s largest apparel companies, and 36 other American and European firms signed a pact requiring them to finance rigorous safety inspections and repairs at ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 06:31 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2013/05/building-bridges-blood-sweat-tears-of.html Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** The Blood, ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 11:28 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
American and European retailers whose clothing brands were manufactured ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 112 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 08:12 AM PDT with 200 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 08:08 AM PDT with 58 Recommends