Friday, May 10, 2013

Garment industry must improve safety conditions

And we don't get manufactured merchandise cheaper by being produced in unregulated and unsafe working conditions overseas companies at slave labor wages, just corporate bottom lines are affected for them and the investors!

Garment industry must improve safety conditions
May 9, 2013 - The garment industry is called on to address working and safety conditions in the industry after the Bangladeshi factory collapse, the United Nations said.

More than 780 people {now over 1000} were killed when the Rana Plaza factory collapsed last month outside of Dhaka.

A five-member U.N. working group on human rights and business said clothing brands that have operations in Bangladesh have a responsibility to ensure working conditions are safe. read more>>>

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