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Landmark compensation arrangement reached on 4th anniversary of deadly Pakistan factory fire
by Christie Miedema published 10-09-2016 last modified 12-09-2016 08:16 — filed under: , , , , ,
After four years of campaigning and months of negotiations, an agreement has been reached to pay compensation in excess of US$5 million to the survivors and families of workers killed in Pakistan’s worst industrial accident.
Located in News / / 09 / 10
Compensating the victims of Rana Plaza - what role for the OECD?
by emma published 24-06-2014 last modified 24-06-2014 12:07 — filed under: , ,
Ahead of the OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct that is being held on June 26 - 27 in Paris, OECD Watch and TUAC are holding a side event looking at the role of the OECD and national contact points in compensating Rana Plaza victims.
Located in News / / 06 / 24
File text/texmacs Compensating the Victims of Rana Plaza What Role for the OECD and the National Contact Points?
by emma published 24-06-2014 last modified 19-01-2016 13:05 — filed under: , ,
Written by TUAC and OECD Watch this report from June 2014 looks at the role of the OECD and National Contact Points in ensuring compensation is received by all survivors and families of victims of the Rana Plaza Building Collapse.
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Four years since Aswad fire compensation by brands can no longer wait
by Christie Miedema published 08-10-2017 last modified 07-10-2017 10:34 — filed under: , , , ,
Today four years ago, a fire broke out in the Aswad Composite Mills textile mill in Bangladesh, killing at least seven workers and injuring over fifty. Happening six months after the deadly Rana Plaza collapse, this tragedy never received much attention, and four years on, the families and survivors still remain without full and fair compensation. On this day, our thoughts are with the families that suffered losses. Clean Clothes Campaign urges the brands that were sourcing from the factory, including H&M, C&A and Primark, to ensure that these families finally receive the compensation that they should have been provided with so many years ago.
Located in News / / 10 / 07
Three years after Tazreen factory fire CCC stands with affected workers
by Christie Miedema published 24-11-2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Clean Clothes Campaign is today marking the third anniversary of a devastating fire at the Tazreen Fashions factory in Ashulia, Bangladesh. Our thoughts are with all those families and individuals whose lives were changed as a result of the events of that night and we continue to stand with these families as they fight for justice for the loss and injury of their loved ones.
Located in News / / 11 / 24
Update: Brands' responses to Tazreen and Rana Plaza compensation demands
by Paul Roeland published 24-05-2013 last modified 12-08-2013 14:43 — filed under: , , , , , , ,
An overview of the current status of brands and their compensation for the victims.
Located in News / / 05 / 24
Rana Plaza: Global day action pushes brands to pay
by Mirjam van Heugten published 29-04-2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Rana Plaza Global Day of Action on April 24 pushed brands to contribute several millions for the survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse. A last minute initiative secured additional donations to the Rana Plaza compensation fund, but despite this US$2.7 million is still needed. Clean Clothes Campaign calls on brands to fill the remaining funding gap by May Day.
Located in News / / 04 / 29
More than 54 million euros compensation demand for victims Rana Plaza
by Paul Roeland published 13-05-2013 last modified 18-06-2013 06:29 — filed under: , , , , ,
With the death toll rising to 1126 on the evening of the 12th of May, and an estimated 1650 workers admitted to hospital following the Rana Plaza collapse on 24th of April, the estimated long term compensation will be more than 54 million Euros (71 million USD). This calculation is based on ILO standards and an established formula developed following previous fire and safety accidents in Bangladesh, developed by Bangladeshi and international trade unions.
Located in News / / 05 / 13
Benetton's new CEO must pay up!
by emma published 08-05-2014 — filed under: , ,
Today Marco Airoldi will be officially appointed the new CEO of the Benetton Group. Clean Clothes Campaign is calling on him to make paying into the Rana Plaza Trust Fund his number one priority.
Located in News / / 05 / 08
Two years after fatal fire - KIK still has to pay up
by emma published 11-09-2014 last modified 11-09-2014 10:53 — filed under: , , ,
September 11th marks two years since the fatal fire that killed 254 garment workers at a factory in Karachi, Pakistan. German retailer KIK were the only confirmed buyer from the factory, and yet today the victims families are still waiting for the retailer to pay full and fair compensation.
Located in News / / 09 / 11