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Walmart Refuses To Join Agreement On Worker Safety

The agreement on worker safety and building regulations in Bangladesh intended to prevent disasters like the factory fire in November and the factory collapse earlier this month will be missing one major retailer: Walmart.

Hundreds Of Bangladesh Garment Factories Shut Down

Hundreds of Bangladesh garment factories shut down on Monday due to protests, but the day ended with sweeping changes finally on the horizon for millions of the underpaid workers who have long toiled in far too often unsafe and deadly conditions.