Sep 3, 2013 A look at how factory numbers are affecting our domestic economy this week.
Jun 28, 2013 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.
Jun 4, 2013 The Institute of Supply Management releases its survey of U.S. factories for the month of May today. In Europe, the latest factory ordering data are indicating modest economic improvement.
Aug 8, 2013 The solution to garment industry worker abuses could lay in the hands of an unexpected retailer.
May 15, 2013 After last month's collapse at a garment factory, retailers around the world are responding in different ways.
Apr 25, 2013 The collapse of a factory in Bangladesh reportedly producing clothing for American and European companies is raising questions about what those companies owe after a tragedy.
Apr 24, 2013 A building collapse at a garment factory in Bangladesh has left at least 100 people dead and injured a thousand more. This is the second disaster at a Bangladeshi garment factory in less than six months.
Apr 15, 2013 Wal-Mart wants suppliers to list exactly which factories they work with. The retail giant says it will cut ties with anyone who subcontracts work without permission.
Mar 6, 2013 Harley-Davidson factories no longer allow music on the assembly line, due to safety concerns.
Jan 25, 2013 The report on supplier responsibility from Apple indicates progress on working conditions and excessive overtime requirements at the tech giant's Chinese suppliers, including its largest supplier, Foxconn. But the report also revealed one supplier was employing child workers.