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Blog: A ‘song of the wage’ for Rana Plaza

Two years after the Rana Plaza tragedy, not much seems to have changed in the global garment industry. The families of the victims still await compensation and, since April 2013, more factory disasters have taken place, although ‘smaller’ in scale. On the other hand, as Jeremy Seabrook argues in his new book The Song of the ...

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Blog: How long must Rana Plaza victims wait for justice?

Eighteen months after the Bangladesh factory disaster, bones remain in the rubble and survivors have yet to get compensation It was 18 months ago today, over breakfast with friends from Europe and Asia, that I first heard the news. A building had collapsed in Bangladesh and it was looking bad. The building was Rana Plaza, […]

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Action Update: Summer 2015

Find our what Labour Behind the Label have been up to in our bi-annual Action Update.   This edition includes celebrating compensation success as the Rana Plaza compensation fund finally reaches its $30 million goal, an evaluation on what has and hasn’t changed in the global garment industry since Rana Plaza in 2013, a ...

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Oct 15

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Report: Still Waiting

  Six months after a deadly building collapse in Bangladesh, the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) and the International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) have released a new report examining what progress has been made on delivering compensation to the families and workers affected by the tragedy. The report, entitled ‘Still ...

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