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 […]

Advocates for US domestic workers bill stay stubborn and strong for equal rights

Advocates for US domestic workers bill stay stubborn and strong for equal rights

Jessica Buchleitner – WNN Features (WNN) San Francisco, CALIFORNIA, U.S.: While employed as a “home-care worker,” Teresa, a Mexican national, often returned to her own home after a day of work demeaned and discouraged. She didn’t talk about it at first, but often witnessed abuse in the house where she worked, watching the disabled woman […]