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Labor Unions Gaining Ground in Bangladesh Garment Industry

Two years after the deadly collapse of Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, thousands of garment factories are trying to meet international safety standards. Giving workers a voice and protecting their rights is considered a critical part of ensuring safe labor conditions.  The effort includes educating and organizing the workers who are at the core of Bangladesh's economic engine. Friday is a day of prayer and rest in Bangladesh and many of the country’s four million garment workers have...

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