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Most US Retailers Choose Not to Sign Bangladesh Factories Accordi
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June 17, 2013
The tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza clothing factory in Bangladesh last April that killed more than 1200 people has brought greater pressure to increase garment building safety and worker protections. A number of European fashion companies have signed an accord to address workplace safety. But as we hear from VOA's Deborah Block, most US retail firms have not signed the pact.

Most US Retailers Choose Not to Sign Bangladesh Factories Accord

Published June 17, 2013

The tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza clothing factory in Bangladesh last April that killed more than 1200 people has brought greater pressure to increase garment building safety and worker protections. A number of European fashion companies have signed an accord to address workplace safety. But as we hear from VOA's Deborah Block, most US retail firms have not signed the pact.


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