Bangladesh garment workers commemorated the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster with calls to bring those responsible for the building collapse to justice. More than 1,100 garment workers died when the multi-story building pancaked on April 24, 2013. Meanwhile, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) filed a freedom of association case with the International Labor Organization (ILO) citing “persistent and growing violations by the Bangladesh government of its responsibility to respect workers’ rights. More at the Solidarity Center.
photo: Garment workers increasingly face obstacles to forming unions and getting safety on the job. Credit: Solidarity Center