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Hundreds of garment factories in a Bangladesh manufacturing hub have reopened after being closed for days because of unrest sparked by the country's worst industrial tragedy, employers say.Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association shut down the factories at the Ashulia industrial area on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka earlier this week after tens of thousands of workers ...
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Hundreds of garment factories are up and running again Friday in Bangladesh. They’d been closed down by three days of protests over dangerous working conditions. Those protests were sparked by April’s collapse of a building near the capital Dhaka which housed five garment factories. The collapse killed more than 1,100 workers. Bangladesh is the world’s second-biggest ...
WASHINGTON -; Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. wants to see Bangladesh move forward on improving labor standards after a building collapse that killed hundreds of garment ...
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DHAKA - Bangladesh has re-opened hundreds of garment factories after just three days of closure following protests over pay and poor work conditions.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association had called for the re-opening on Friday.
The shutdown of factories this week was prompted by worker protests over low pay and poor working conditions sparked by the country's worst industrial accident.
In response to workers' demands, the Bangladeshi government has approved labor law changes, making it easier for workers to form unions. The government has also set up a panel to consider garment workers salary raise.
Pope Francis has described the garment workers' $38 monthly wage as "slave labor."
Bangladesh is the world's second largest apparel maker after China. The $20 billion industry accounts for up to 80 per cent of annual exports.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers' and Exporters' Association says about 85% of employees were back at work. They will get overtime for working on a Friday, a weekend day in Bangladesh.
The manufacturers have accused the workers of disrupting production and say they will not pay wages for the last few days.
Badrul Alam, police chief for the Ashulia district, told the Agence France Presse news agency that there had been "no reports of any protest or violence" after the reopening. ...
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