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PODCAST: The merger that never was

David Brancaccio Apr 24, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: The merger that never was

David Brancaccio Apr 24, 2015
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The Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal is officially off. More on that. Plus, it’s been two years since a terrible collapse of a clothing factory in Bangladesh, killing more than 1,100 workers. Among the findings was that workers there had recognized things were wrong with the building a day before the collapse, but factory owners demanded the workers go back in. There have been various moves to improve working conditions in the years since, and one of the key recommendations was to make it easier to set up unions in Bangladesh. Now, the questions remains: if they had been given a stronger voice, the workers might have been able to refuse to go back into the building.

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