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PCA allows complaints to proceed against 2 fashion brands for alleged violation of Bangladesh Accord

  • Claimants in the arbitration are IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union.
  • Names of the two brands accused of breaking the Accord to remain confidential, according to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).
  • Complaints allege that the two brands failed to compel their suppliers to improve their facilities within the mandatory deadlines
  • Cases will be the first test of the Accord's accountability mechanism.

 

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