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21 Apr 2016

Clean Clothes Campaign

Summary: Rana Plaza Three Years On: Compensation, Justice and Workers' Safety

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In total, the Rana Plaza Arrangement paid out BDT 1,421,273,046.31 (almost 13 million GPB/16 million EURO/USD 18.5 million), from the money collected by the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund...Of the 41 individuals facing criminal charges only two, Sohel Rana and an inspector from Rajuk (Civil Development Agency), are held in custody. Of the remaining 39 at least half have yet to surrender to the court; this includes the Spanish owner of the Phantom Tac factory. ..Overall, the pace of repairs has been much slower than anticipated...The lack of transparent rules and guidelines for the assessing of union applications leaves room for undue influence over the process by employers who have considerable local power.  

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3 years on from Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh - little improvements in health & safety conditions

Alliance for Bangladesh Workers Safety

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh