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I am often criticized for being anti-union. That is not exactly true. I grew up in fact in a family where both parents were union members for most of their careers. I have always applauded the ascent of employee rights and the improvement in worker...
Scheduled meetings this week of the Washington County Commissioners, Washington County Board of Education, and Hagerstown Mayor and Council: WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Hager Hall Conference and Event Center 901 Dual Hwy., Hagerstown Tuesday,...
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NEW DELHI — The disaster caused shocking loss of life among young, mostly female garment workers, awoke the conscience of a nation, spotlighted dismal working conditions and spurred loud calls for construction and labor reform. So far, that...
Tags: Activism, Bangladesh, Tommy Hilfiger, Labor Legislation, Walmart
Associated PressPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The ceiling of a Cambodian factory that makes Asics sneakers collapsed on workers early Thursday, killing two people and injuring seven, in the latest accident spotlighting the often lethal safety conditions faced by...
ReutersPHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Three people were killed when the ceiling of a warehouse fell in at a shoe factory in Cambodia, a government minister said on Thursday, adding to concern about safety standards at Asian factories producing clothes cheaply for...
Sears said Wednesday it does not plan to sign a fire and building safety agreement backed by some of Europe's biggest apparel brands aimed at trying to prevent another disaster like the one in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers. Instead, the...
ReutersBy Jessica Wohl May 15 (Reuters) - An accord designed to prevent another deadly disaster in Bangladesh's garment industry drew sharp criticism from a major U.S. retail trade group on Wednesday, which said it would constrain legal rights of U.S....
ReutersBy Jessica Wohl and Nivedita Bhattacharjee May 15 (Reuters) - A trans-Atlantic divide between European and U.S. retailers over how best to respond to fatal disasters in Bangladesh textile factories split wide open on Wednesday, with U.S. retailers...
AP Retail WriterNEW YORK (AP) — While several more global clothing chains on Tuesday were announcing that they agreed to a historic pact to improve factory conditions in Bangladesh, U.S. retailers were scrambling to come up with their own safety plans. A total...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe possibility of a dress code policy for Washington County Public Schools employees recently was discussed by some school board members, but the issue might be addressed without creating a formal policy, the chairwoman of the school board’s Policy...
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire in an 11-story garment factory in Bangladesh killed eight people, including a ruling party politician and a top official in the country's powerful clothing manufacturers' trade group, as the death toll from the...
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