Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 28, 2013
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Will new U.S. penalties on Bangladesh hurt more than they help? In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality. And is Time Warner Cable for sale?
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Posted In: safety net, emergency savings
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Posted In: Bangladesh, labor, workplace safety, manufacturing
The U.S. is suspending its trade benefits for Bangladesh. The Obama administration said the country has not moved quickly enough to address workplace safety following an eight-story factory collapse that killed over 1,000 workers.