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On Anniversary of Bangladesh’s Deadliest Garment Factory Fire, Worker Rights Consortium Urges Walmart and Other Laggard Retailers to Join Acclaimed Safety Program

Country: Bangladesh
Issues: Bangladesh Accord, Safety Accords, Workplace Health and Safety

Two months after the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry went into effect in September 2021, 150 apparel brands and retailers had already signed this new binding agreement which expands the model pioneered by the Bangladesh Accord for protecting worker safety. The signatories include H&M, Zara, American Eagle Outfitters,…

11 Licensees Sign New Safety Accord

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Issues: Safety Accords

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova, Liana Foxvog, and Ben Hensler Date: October 8, 2021 Re: 11 Licensees Sign New Safety Accord We are glad to report that 11 university licensees have now signed the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry. We shared an overview of…

Sweatshops Won’t Help the World’s Poor, but Unions Could

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Issues: Living Wage, Safety Accords, Workplace Health and Safety

Call to extend new safety Accord to Pakistan

Country: Pakistan
Issues: Safety Accords