Bangladesh Workers Solidarity Network

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Trade Unions in Bangladesh garments industry

  • None allowed by factory owners approval

  • New law by Bangladesh Govt to allow union formation without owners approval

  • Some federations exist external to factories with limited mobilization activity

Some references:

Trade Unions a necessity for workers safety in Bangladesh - Washington Post May 27, 2013.

Bangladesh said its garment workers would be allowed to form unions without seeking permission from factory owners (WSJ, May 13 2013)