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Rights Group Slams Bangladesh’s Garment Industry

Human Rights Watch has slammed Bangladesh’s garment industry for using anti-union tactics to stifle efforts by workers to form unions. A new report calls on the government and Western retailers to do more to protect workers rights in the country’s flourishing garment sector, which came under the international spotlight for lack of safety following a disastrous collapse of a factory two years ago.  Threats, verbal assault, physical abuse, unpaid wages and dismissal are some tactics...

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