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Compensation not charity for fire and collapse victims
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-07-2013 last modified 02-09-2013 08:45 — filed under: , , , , ,
Update 09/08/2013: IndustriALL have postponed the meetings on compensation for those affected by the Tazreen fire and Rana Plaza building collapse, to 11th September (Tazreen) and 12th September (Rana Plaza). The meetings will now take place in Geneva. The decision to postpone follows the sudden ill health of the IndustriALL representative in Bangladesh. For more information see: http://www.industriall-union.org/bangladesh-compensation-meetings-rescheduled
Located in News / / 07 / 24
Will Walmart, Benetton and Mango show they care?
by Mirjam van Heugten published 04-09-2013 — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
All brands, including Walmart, who are linked to the Tazreen and Rana Plaza disasters are being called on to attend meetings on compensation in Geneva on September 11 (Tazreen) and 12 (Rana Plaza) convened by IndustriALL Global Union. The ILO has agreed to facilitate the meetings as a neutral and independent chair. Representatives of the Bangladesh government and the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exports Association (BGMEA) have also been invited.
Located in News / / 09 / 04
Brands fail victims of Bangladesh disasters
by Mirjam van Heugten published 09-09-2013 last modified 09-09-2013 19:50 — filed under: , , , ,
The Clean Clothes Campaign welcomes the news that 12 brands have agreed to attend meetings in Geneva to discuss the provision of long term compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza and Tazreen factory diasters in Bangladesh. However it remains shocked at the refusal of over twenty others to take responsibility. It calls on the remaining brands, including Walmart, Benetton and Mango to reconsider and take part in the negotiations.
Located in News / / 09 / 09
Bangladesh workers must continue to wait for full compensation
by Paul Roeland published 12-09-2013 last modified 07-10-2013 15:18 — filed under: , , ,
A disappointing outcome, as many brands fail to live up to their responsibility and leave Bangladeshi victims and their relatives in the cold.
Located in News / / 09 / 12
Clean Clothes Campaign mourns more factory deaths in Bangladesh
by emma published 09-10-2013 last modified 14-10-2013 10:29 — filed under: ,
The Clean Clothes Campaign is horrified by the loss of life at another garment factory in Bangladesh and sends its heartfelt condolences to all the families affected by this latest tragedy.
Located in News / / 10 / 09
One year after Tazreen fire, the fight for justice continues
by Mirjam van Heugten published 21-11-2013 last modified 21-11-2013 17:57 — filed under: , , , , ,
Twelve months after at least 112 people lost their lives trapped in the Tazreen Fashions factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, families of the decased and survivors are still waiting for full and fair compensation.
Located in News / / 11 / 21
Time for clothing brands to pay up!
by emma published 24-02-2014 — filed under: , ,
For Rana Plaza survivors, compensation is long overdue.
Located in News / / 02 / 24
Survivors Rana Plaza collapse start claiming compensation
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-03-2014 — filed under: , , , ,
From today, one month before the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, the families of the 1138 workers killed in the disaster and over a thousand workers left with life changing injuries can start registering claims for compensation to cover the financial losses and medical costs they suffered as a result.
Located in News / / 03 / 24
Clothing brands fail Rana Plaza survivors
by emma published 09-04-2014 last modified 16-04-2014 14:46 — filed under: , ,
Two weeks before the first anniversary of the devastating building collapse, clothing brands contributions to Donor Trust Fund remain shockingly low.
Located in News / / 04 / 10
Rana Plaza, one year on: Brands still failing survivors & victim’s families.
by emma published 23-04-2014 last modified 24-04-2014 07:24 — filed under: , ,
As events take place around the world to remember those who died and were injured, campaigners demand brands pay up.
Located in News / / 04 / 23