Resource Archive

Reports & Memos

Future of Fashion: Worker-Led Strategies
International Labor Rights Forum — February 13, 2019

Binding Power: The Sourcing Squeeze, Workers' Rights, and Building Safety in Bangladesh Since Rana Plaza
Professor Mark Anner, Center for Global Workers' Rights — March 22, 2018

Dangerous Delays on Worker Safety
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network and Worker Rights Consortium — November 17, 2016

Three Years After Rana Plaza, H&M Factories Still Not Safe
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network and Worker Rights Consortium — May 2, 2016

Press Releases

Dhaka fire shows Bangladesh desperately needs better safety systems
Clean Clothes Campaign, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network & 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

Communications to WRC Affiliates

Settlement Reached in Groundbreaking Bangladesh Accord Arbitration
Worker Rights Consortium — February 7, 2018

WRC Update: Renewal of the Bangladesh Accord
Worker Rights Consortium — June 30, 2017

Safety Renovations Under the Bangladesh Accord: Progress and Problems
Worker Rights Consortium
— October 9, 2015

Bangladesh Safety Inspection
Worker Rights Consortium — September 18, 2014

Questions and Answers on the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety
Worker Rights Consortium — April 24, 2014

Bangladesh Accord Orders Emergency Closure at Factory Making University Goods
Worker Rights Consortium — April 15, 2014

Update: VF/Optimum Fashion (Bangladesh)
Worker Rights Consortium — March 14, 2014

Updates: Bangladesh Safety Accord
Worker Rights Consortium — February 12, 2014

Russell/Fruit of the Loom Signs Bangladesh Accord
Worker Rights Consortium —December 17, 2013

Brief Bangladesh Update
Worker Rights Consortium — December 13, 2013

Nike and the Bangladesh Accord
Worker Rights Consortium — November 21, 2013

Bangladesh Slide Presentation
Worker Rights Consortium — November 1, 2013

CLC-Hosted Briefing for Licensees re Bangladesh Accord
Worker Rights Consortium — October 31, 2013

Knights Apparel, adidas sign Bangladesh Accord
Worker Rights Consortium — October 28, 2013

WRC Conf Call on Bangladesh: Wed, Oct 30, 3 p.m. (EDT)
Worker Rights Consortium — October 24, 2013

WRC Recommendation to Affiliates on Bangladesh
Worker Rights Consortium — October 22, 2013

WRC Update: Bangladesh Worker Safety
Worker Rights Consortium — September 23, 2013

Update on Bangladesh Worker Safety Breakthrough
Worker Rights Consortium — June 3, 2013

Bangladesh Building Collapse
Worker Rights Consortium — May 8, 2013

Saturday's Devastating Factory Fire in Bangladesh and the Urgent Need for Reform
Worker Rights Consortium — November 30, 2012

Another Factory Fire in Bangladesh Kills 29, As Safety Crisis Continues
Worker Rights Consortium — December 16, 2010

Recent Tragedies and Fire Safety in Bangladesh
Worker Rights Consortium — April 2, 2010