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7 July 2014

Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD advice on role of OECD & National Contact Points for compensating victims of Rana Plaza building collapse

Author: I. Zeldenrust J. Wilde Ramsing Drew, K, Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD and OECD Watch

"Compensating the Victims of Rana Plaza - What Role for the OECD and the National Contact Points?" June 2014...

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2 January 2014

International trade expo for building and fire safety [Dhaka, Bangladesh, 23-24 Feb]

Author: International trade expo for building and fire safety

We are pleased to welcome you to this important event designed to provide participants and exhibitors with an opportunity to learn more about ways to work together to improve the building and fire safety within the Ready-Made-Garment industry in...

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31 December 2013

Bangladesh orders arrest of factory owners for deadly fire

Author: AFP

A Bangladesh court Tuesday ordered the arrest of owners of a garment factory where 111 workers were killed last year in the country's worst such fire...The court...issued the warrants for Delwar Hossain,...Mahmuda Akter and four others over the blaze...

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16 December 2013

Bangladesh: Companies Fail to Compensate Fire Victims [Bangladesh]

Author: Human Rights Watch

The survivors of a Bangladesh factory fire, which killed at least 112 garment workers last year, are still suffering from their injuries and loss of income and have not received adequate compensation, Human Rights Watch said today...Meaningful...

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8 December 2013
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Author: CEPRID

En 2013, une série d’accidents dramatiques dans des usines de textile au Bangladesh…a suscité une vague de protestation mondiale. Quelques temps plus tard, l’« Accord sur les incendies et la sécurité des bâtiments au Bangladesh » est conclu entre...

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18 October 2013

Bangladesh safety accord welcomes 100 brand milestone [Bangladesh]

Author: IndustriAll

Woolworths Australia, GEBRA, Wünsche Group of Germany, became the latest brands to sign the Accord, which aims to make the garment industry safe and sustainable for years to come...The signatory brands have committed to making the changes garment...

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18 October 2013

ILO and Bangladesh Govt. launch major 3.5-year initiative to improve working conditions and safety in garment factories

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15 May 2013

Walmart refuses to join worker safety deal [Bangladesh]

Author: Simon Neville, Guardian [UK]

Walmart has confirmed it will not sign up to a legally binding agreement on worker safety and building regulations in Bangladesh…[T]he…retail giant has created its own agreement, which it claims goes beyond the current accord…The company…said the deal...

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13 May 2013

[PDF] German Companies must take Responsibility for Working Conditions of Suppliers

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), Medico International

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited C&A, KiK & Karl Rieker to respond. KiK & Karl Rieker responses provided below. C&A declined to respond at this time due to confidentiality requirements of the OECD process.] Medico...

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1 May 2013

Response by C&A: NGOs allege violence & illegal dismissal of unionised workers at E-Garment factory, owned by Yee Tung and supplying major intl. brands.

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