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Deal Achieved for New International Safety Accord

Published: November 6, 2023

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova Date: November 6, 2023 Re: Deal Achieved for New International Safety Accord I am heartened to report that agreement has just been reached to renew the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Sector. This new agreement will serve as the umbrella…

Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan Unions Call for Health and Safety Protections for Garment Workers

Published: August 31, 2021

The Covid 19 pandemic has posed new health and safety risks for garment workers in factories around the world. In addition to the dangers workers already faced from excessive temperatures, unsafe machinery, and factory fires, workers now must also now contend with the spread of a potentially deadly respiratory virus in factories where, too often,…