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Initial agreement reached on compensation
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 last modified 06-01-2015 15:22 — filed under: ,
The fire at the nine-storey Tazreen factory in Dhaka in 2012 killed at least 112 workers, and left hundreds injured. Two years later, an initial agreement on compensation for the victims has been reached.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2014 / Cases
Chunji workers win right to organize at factory
by anne published 02-10-2014 last modified 26-08-2015 11:56 — filed under: ,
Garment workers at Chunji Knit Ltd., in Dhaka, Bangladesh, can now freely organize a union, and workers fired for union activity will be reinstated, according to a Memorandum of Understanding signed by Chunji management and the Bangladesh Federation of Workers Solidarity (BFWS) in August 2014. The agreement follows pressure from the Clean Clothes Campaign, Workers Rights Consortium and Solidarity Center, demanding Chunji Knit and its buyers remediate workers' rights violations earlier this year.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2014 / Cases
Burmese migrant workers' factory announces closure
by anne published 02-10-2014 last modified 06-01-2015 15:35 — filed under: ,
Over 500 Burmese migrant workers at the Yuan Jiou factory in Mae Sot, Thailand, were fighting to be paid the minimum wage, for an end to forced overtime and for an employment contract. In the fall of 2014 the factory announced its closure as of December.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2014 / Cases
Wage struggle continues
by anne published 02-10-2014 last modified 06-01-2015 15:56 — filed under: ,
Workers need to earn a wage they can live on. In September 2014, yet another action day was organised to underline the claim of Cambodian textile workers to a living wage.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2014 / Cases