Press Releases

Press Releases

The Bangladesh Accord continues to operate but its independence may be at risk
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — June 13, 2019

Dhaka fire shows Bangladesh desperately needs better safety systems
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — March 6, 2019

Garment factory fire confirms Bangladeshi inspection agencies are not yet up to their task
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — March 6, 2019

Progress made since Rana Plaza collapse at risk
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — February 15, 2019

Bangladesh Government Attempts to Paralyze Accord and Strip Its Independence
IndustriALL, UNI Global Union , Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — December 10, 2018

Five Years After Rana Plaza, the Need for the Bangladesh Accord Persists
IndustriALL, UNI Global Union , Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — April 18, 2018

Why is the Bangladesh Government Scapegoating the Victims of Deadly Boiler Explosion?
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — July 6, 2017

Bangladesh Factory Explosion Shows Need to Expand Accord Inspections to Boilers
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — July 4, 2017

Statement of the Bangladesh Accord's Witness Signatories on the 3-Year Renewal
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — June 29, 2017

Textile Mill Fire in Bangladesh Signals Need for Expanded Safety Inspections and Remedy
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — June 15, 2017

Labor Rights Groups Respond to Tampaco Foils Factory Fire
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — September 10, 2016

Initial Statement Regarding Fire at Matrix Sweaters Factory
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — February 2, 2016

H&M Fails to Honor Commitment to Make Fire and Building Safety Repairs in Bangladesh
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network, and Worker Rights Consortium — October 1, 2015