Timeline

Final countdown for brands to pay up for Rana Plaza victims

With one month to go before the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster the three organisations negotiating compensation for its victims are today jointly launching a “countdown campaign” to remind consumers, governments and the brands that almost two years

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Monthly update – Bangladesh Accord

InspectionsInitial inspections at new factories: Since the beginning of 2015 we have conducted initial inspections for fire, electrical and structural safety at over 150 recently listed factories. Factories are only inspected by the Accord if listed by an Accord signatory

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Benetton’s Rana Plaza compensation payment disappoints unions

Following news that Benetton will pay $1.1 million into the ILO-administered Rana Plaza compensation fund, UNI Global Union and IndustriALL Global Union – the two global unions campaigning for fair and just compensation on behalf of the victims – issued

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2 years after the Rana Plaza disaster : victims still awaiting adequate compensation

Paris, 22 April 2015 – The Rana Plaza disaster on 24 April 2012 is a chilling example of the labour and human rights violations to which workers at the end of global supply chains are subjected. Two years after the

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Rana Plaza two years on: progress but no hiding from massive task ahead

On 24 April it will be two years since the Rana Plaza collapse, killing more than 1,100 workers and injuring thousands more. The labour movement and its NGO partners are calling on the garment industry to show that it has

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