Fire and Building Safety | The Daily Star
  • Bangladesh garment worker

    Global brand to pay $2.3m for RMG worker safety in Bangladesh

    In a victory for labour unions, a global clothing brand has agreed to pay $2.3 million to meet fire and building safety regulations in 150 garment factories across its supply chain in Bangladesh, unions say.

  • Why the Accord will be here until 2021

    In the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse—the deadliest disaster in the history of the global garment industry, in which 1,134 workers were killed—three initiatives were launched with the purpose of averting further industry...