BANGLADESH: ILO sends letter to 500 factories to insure building safety for garment workers

BANGLADESH: ILO sends letter to 500 factories to insure building safety for garment workers

Robert Carmichael with Daniel Schearf – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA, SOUTH-EASTERN ASIA: Earlier this month two Cambodian garment workers died and more than 30 were injured when sections of two factories collapsed. The accidents came amid increased scrutiny of the global garment industry following the building collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 […]

Garment fire Bangladesh traps women in deadly crisis

Garment fire Bangladesh traps women in deadly crisis

WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Dhaka, BANGLADESH: Fire officials say a lack of emergency exits contributed to the deaths of at least 110 people, when a fire swept through a garment factory in Bangladesh. Authorities said Sunday that the blaze broke out on the ground floor of a multi-story building the night before in a factory outside […]