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29 October 2019

Bangladesh: Two factories drop charges against workers dismissed in mass protests over minimum wage

Author: International Labor Rights Forum

"2019 Crackdown" n.d. 2019...

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8 April 2019

Bangladesh: Brands respond to mass dismissals of garment workers following minimum wage protests

A widespread crackdown in Bangladesh has seen over 12,000 garment workers dismissed from factories following protests in December 2018 and January 2019 over minimum wage changes. The workers were dismissed despite assurances from the government and Ba...

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27 September 2018

Bangladesh: Widespread garment worker protests over minimum wage increase; leads to mass dismissals

In September 2018, the Bangladesh government moved to raise the monthly minimum wage for garment workers - for the first time in five years - to Tk 8,000 (USD 96), up from the previous Tk 5,300 (USD 63). Many garment workers are dissatisfied with the...

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15 December 2010

Clothing brands criticised over Bangladesh fire

Author: Jonathan Birchall, Financial Times

A group of labour rights organisations has accused leading US and European clothing retailers and brands of failing to push for improved safety conditions in factories in Bangladesh, following the latest in a series of fatal fires at factories in the...

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14 December 2010

Bangladesh factory blaze kills 25, injures 100

Author: Munir Uz Zaman, Agence France Presse

A raging fire on Tuesday tore through a huge Bangladeshi garment factory that makes clothes for Western shops including Gap, killing at least 25 workers and injuring 100 more. Many of the dead were killed after they jumped from the building in a...

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14 December 2010
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Author: Ouest-France

Un important incendie qui s'est déclenché mardi dans une grande usine textile à la sortie de Dacca, la capitale du Bangladesh, a fait au moins 22 morts et cent blessés parmi les ouvriers, a annoncé la police. Le feu a ravagé l'immense usine du Hameem...

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