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18 Dec 2018

Author:
David Styles, Ecotextile News

Bangladesh: Decision on future of Accord delayed again

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"Bangladesh Accord suffers another farcical delay", 18 December 2018

Following yesterday’s story of a 24-hour postponement on the decision regarding the future of the Bangladesh Accord, the situation has taken yet another farcical turn with a verdict now pushed back until 21st January 2019.

While some may welcome this delay if it extends the possibility of the Accord continuing its work to safeguard garment workers in the nation, the uncertainty which has now become an intrinsic part of the process isn’t good for businesses and workers alike.

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