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What California's new law means for garment workers and businesses

Nov 11, 2021
The law will guarantee an hourly wage for workers, but higher labor costs will put pressure on many small factories.
Garment worker Francisco Tzul has recently started working for a sewing contractor that pays an hourly wage rather than a piece rate.
Caroline Champlin/Marketplace

What has changed one year after Rana Plaza

Apr 24, 2014
Improving factories has been slow for Bangladeshis and their international trading partners.

$40 million fund created for Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Dec 24, 2013
Global retailers, labor groups, and the Bangladeshi government have set aside $40 million for victims of the Rana Plaza collapse.

$40 million fund for victims of Bangladesh garment tragedy

Dec 24, 2013
Families of victims of the fire, and survivors, could receive an average of $25,000 from a new compensation fund. How far does that go in Bangladesh?

Will H&M make good on its "living wage" promise?

Nov 28, 2013
Clothing-retailer H&M has said it's drafting a plan to pay its textile worker a "living wage" by 2018.