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Bangladesh factory collapse: Who really pays for our cheap clothes?

Author: Anna McMullen

McMullen, Anna. “Bangladesh Factory Collapse: Who Really Pays for Our Cheap Clothes?” CNN, Cable News Network, 26 Apr. 2013, www.cnn.com/2013/04/25/opinion/bangladesh-factory-collapse-opinion/index.html.

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Editor’s Note: Anna McMullen is a campaigner for Labour Behind the Label which calls itself a group “that supports garment workers’ efforts worldwide to improve their working conditions.” She works with global partners on campaigns around poverty wages in the fashion industry, and has co-authored research reports on labor rights. Follow @labourlabel on Twitter.

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The sad fact behind the building collapse in Bangladesh in which hundreds died is that it isn’t an isolated problem. The story will leave the headlines at the end of this week but on Monday hundreds of thousands of workers will return to factories that are frankly further tragedies waiting to happen, and will keep producing clothes for high street brands.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:28PM) : Opinion more

This is not a way to have the community established with an unsafe way of storing products. They should have checked if it was safe enough instead of blaming it on consumers

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:28PM) : Main idea more

Even though the news about the building collapse reaches people,the workers are still going to continue to work in unsafe conditions

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Marisa C (Jun 24 2021 12:31PM) : Even though the collapse would happen the workers would still have to work in the unsafe condition.
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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 12:43PM) : The key idea is that everyone is frightened that something might happen again. more

Workers are returning back to work, the community feels unsafe in the factories working.

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Mariah F (Jun 24 2021 1:18PM) : Even though its unsafe to work in those conditions they still are still working no matter what.
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Veronica M (Jun 24 2021 12:30PM) : Opinion more

Companies should be more aware that pushing workers too much can really affect them.

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Jennifer A (Jun 24 2021 12:31PM) : Central idea more

Even after the building collapse many workers still have to return to unsafe buildings where more tragedies may happen.

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Luis C (Jun 24 2021 12:31PM) : Central idea more

She saying that it will go to headline and then people will forget about it and nothing will change.

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Michelle J (Jun 24 2021 12:32PM) : Fact more

Fast Fashion isn’t talked about as much. Since Bangladesh workers really need a job (even though they only get paid a few cents) they will continue working in unstable/unsafe factories.

Seven hundred workers have died in factory collapses and fires in this very small region outside Dhaka alone in the last decade.

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Natalia N (Jun 24 2021 12:25PM) : Reaction [Edited] more

This is terrible! I can’t believe this happened!

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Michelle J (Jun 24 2021 12:27PM) : outside Dhaka more

in a SMALL region, 700 workers have died due to factory collapses and fires.

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Marisa C (Jun 24 2021 12:33PM) : It is sad that many workers died because of many accidents that were horrible.
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Jonathan L (Jun 24 2021 12:37PM) : more tragedies will continue to happen more

this isnt an isolated problem. workers will be back in factories very soon and more tragedies will continue to happen.

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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 12:45PM) : The key idea is that people get frightened and are scared of working again more

700 works have died in factory collapses and fires.

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Savar, where the building collapse took place, is a swampland (yes, swampland…) north of the Bangladeshi capital which has seen mass growth in recent years.

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Luis C (Jun 24 2021 12:36PM) : Central idea more

Not only do the factory owners not care about the building regulations and safety of their workers they build the factories in swamps.

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This same region was the site of a horrific factory fire in November last year, when 112 workers burned alive in a building with no fire exits.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:26PM) : Main idea more

The hundreds of deaths were caused this made it have a territory that was worse killing 112 workers working in a place that was not legally safe.

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:30PM) : Main Idea more

The demand for fast fashion is so big that buildings are being made with very little rules and workers are barely getting paid.

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Veronica M (Jun 24 2021 12:33PM) : Opinion more

Many deaths could’ve been prevented if they had safety drills but companies don’t care about their workers.

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Michelle J (Jun 24 2021 12:35PM) : . more

112 workers were burned alive in a fire due to having ZERO fire exits.

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Marisa C (Jun 24 2021 12:37PM) : The conditions the workers had to work under were not fair especially what they had to do and had to go through.
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Luis C (Jun 24 2021 12:39PM) : Central idea more

The factories have no fire exits and as a result they were burned alive.

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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 12:41PM) : The key idea is why wasnt there no way out, were there not any doors or nothing? more

The people in there had no way out because there was no exits, 112 people died.

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Jonathan L (Jun 24 2021 12:47PM) : people are ignoring the fact that fast fashion kills more

tragedies like this keep happening but people continue to work in these poor factories getting paid nearly nothing

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Hundreds of factories are being thrown up in a short space of time, with limited building regulations, to meet the growing demand from western brands for cheap export clothing. And it is cheap. Wages for Bangladeshi workers are the lowest in Asia, aside from the recently opened Myanmar industry, at $37 a month.

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Mariah F (Jun 24 2021 12:29PM) : The workers only get 37 a month which isn't a lot of money.
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Natalia N (Jun 24 2021 12:31PM) : What do you say to people who say it is better than their other options?
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Mariah F (Jun 24 2021 12:38PM) : They wont be able to live off 37 a month [Edited]
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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:30PM) : Main idea/opinion [Edited] more

The short amount of time made Bangladesh short with brands, this occurred to be a miss understanding making them have an industry that starts blaming over consumers but the brands that have been bought could have made sure making them have a little amount

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 12:34PM) : Making $37 a month is way lower than the average wage making you think how are they even able to live off of that.
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Jennifer A (Jun 24 2021 12:35PM) : The demand for fast fashion is causing working environments to take shortcuts on building regulations that put workers in danger.
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Michelle J (Jun 24 2021 12:38PM) : - [Edited] more

Bangladeshi workers have the lowest wages.

As the demand for cheap clothing grows in the west, brands continue to look for ways to race to the bottom on prices, and sadly this involves cutting corners on health and safety. Brands will by no means admit to this.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:32PM) : Opinion more

This is no longer safe if they keep on selling without knowing what great tragedy it can cause

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Samantha C (Jun 24 2021 12:39PM) : Opinion more

Brands are doing everything to make their cheap clothing even if it means risking the lives of their workers.

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Luis C (Jun 24 2021 1:07PM) : Central idea more

They look for cheap ways to get clothing even if it means making unsafe places

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Marisa C (Jun 24 2021 1:15PM) : Wanting cheaper clothes is horrible because it is costing lives.
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Mariah F (Jun 24 2021 1:20PM) : brands still dont admit that they look at bottom prices.
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Veronica M (Jun 24 2021 12:36PM) : Opinion more

I think no shirt should be worth risking someone’s life.

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Natalia N (Jun 24 2021 12:45PM) : I agree!
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Jennifer A (Jun 24 2021 12:40PM) : Is it really worth risking many worker's lives?
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Michelle J (Jun 24 2021 12:47PM) : Fact, they just won't admit to it. more

Brands only think about how much profit they’re going to make and by doing so they cut safety measures on their workers because they don’t want to spend money.

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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 12:48PM) : The key idea is that dont risk no ones life over a shirt more

Brands are trying to race but they shouldn’t race because some people its affecting there safety

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The prices that they pay, they assure us, are enough to pay workers enough to live on and keep factories in tip top condition. But, faced with constantly decreasing incomes, factory owners inevitably let things slide, like replacing faulty machinery or fixing worrying building subsidence…

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:34PM) : Opinion more

Do they think this is enough? are they serious because a building may cost more to fix than the money they have given them. I believe this is unhuman for people that work their.

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:34PM) : Main Idea more

Companies are assuring consumers that the workers are getting paid enough the reality is that they keep decreasing and factory owners are avoiding safety regulations .

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Veronica M (Jun 24 2021 12:45PM) : Opinion more

If companies make so much money off of fast fashion why can’t they invest more money in the worker’s pay or at least have a safe work facility?

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 12:42PM) : When trying to compete with other brands for cheaper clothes it takes a toll on both the worker and the factories which also means when something is damaged in the factories the owners brush it off as if its nit there.
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Michelle J (Jun 24 2021 1:10PM) : main idea more

Even though companies say they pay workers enough so they can live off of, they don’t replace things like faulty machines or worry about them as they should.

When garment factories were still mainly based in retail countries, consumers knew people who held jobs in factories, and had a personal connection with those who had been injured or put at risk in the workplace.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:35PM) : Main idea more

garment factories have been endangered by the assert of the many workers who have been in a huge immense danger

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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 1:09PM) : Its endangered because of the workers more

Garmant factories are in danger because 0f the people, they all think something bad is going to happen

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Luis C (Jun 24 2021 1:10PM) : Central idea more

When companys around people would make cothes theyd know how it was and like hoe the workers were but with globalization now people dont care.

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But with globalization has come consumer apathy. Who cares about people who make clothing? As long as it is cheap we will buy it,

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:37PM) : opinion more

with the amount of time they have spent, I think they should care about how much it really should be paid. Since, they work for hours

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Veronica M (Jun 24 2021 1:07PM) : Opinion more

I think most consumers have that mindset because companies promote their clothing to look good and not talk about where it all came from.

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 12:44PM) : This sentence is a great example of what people really think and dont think in consideration of what they are really having to go through.
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Michelle J (Jun 24 2021 1:19PM) : Fact. more

The author is saying consumers only think about the price tag and don’t worry about who made the clothes and who gets injured when doing so.

Especially in a recession, cheap clothing is a welcome industry for many. People in western countries living on the poverty line need to buy clothes for their children.

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Samantha C (Jun 24 2021 12:34PM) : Opinion more

To people in poverty, buying cheap clothing is their only choice.

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Natalia N (Jun 24 2021 12:44PM) : That's is such an important point! Often people living in poverty don't have the privilege of buying from the more expensive, ethical brands. Do you see any solutions? Alternatives? What needs to change?
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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:39PM) : Opinion more

If they are poor? how do they expect them to buy clothing. If they probably have them at high prices.

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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 1:10PM) : The key idea is not everything has to be expensive, you can still wear cheap clothes and be perfect. more

There is nothing wrong with buying cheap clothes, as long as you can wear, it shouldn’t matter.

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Jennifer A (Jun 24 2021 1:09PM) : Some people may only be able to afford cheap clothes.

Jobs in Bangladesh are also vital for a country where hundreds of thousands of people live below the poverty line. It isn’t the responsibility of the consumer to feel guilty about buying what is readily available in shops.

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:37PM) : main idea more

people in bangladesh need these jobs to be able to survive.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:42PM) : Opinion more

They are starting to blame it on consumers but they really do not be responsible for this, since it’s the business fault with their brands. Making it seem like if it was them who made them have the choice of being blamed for something they shouldn’t be accused of since they really don’t know what it may be made out of.

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 12:49PM) : People that do this job are very in need of money especially if they have children so that why they make themselves work in these conditions.
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Luis C (Jun 24 2021 1:15PM) : Central idea more

People in Bangladesh need the work since there mostly under the poverty line.

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Veronica M (Jun 24 2021 1:12PM) : Opionin more

I agree that consumers shouldn’t have to feel bad for what their buying. I think companies and businesses should feel responsible.

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Michelle J (Jun 24 2021 1:21PM) : - more

It is not the consumer’s fault and they shouldn’t feel guilty about it.

Business must stop just holding up its hands to say: “It is not our fault – they bought it.” The responsibility for ensuring that a product was made with human rights in mind has to fall somewhere, and the United Nations guiding principles on business and human rights says that it falls jointly to states and mass corporate businesses to “protect, respect and remedy” human rights.

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Mariah F (Jun 24 2021 12:31PM) : People need to understand the workers have the human rights and not just blame it on the people who bought it.
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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:38PM) : Main idea more

The businesses are the ones who should be held accountable for the human rights of the workers.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:44PM) : Main idea more

They have bee treated poorly not with the same rights as they deserve to be treated

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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 1:15PM) : They key idea is that, be grateful, and let people do there job. more

Everyone has rights, the quality on the clothes isn’t always going to be perfect

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Jennifer A (Jun 24 2021 1:11PM) : Why are businesses so quick to say it wasn't their fault and put the blame on someone else
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In short, the brands, not the consumer, are the ones who must take responsibility for the endemic problems that this industry faces.

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:40PM) : Opinion more

I think that that consumers should also take some of the responsibility because they are giving the power to these companies due to the fact that we constantly keep on buying their styles

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Natalia N (Jun 24 2021 1:07PM) : What do you say to people who disagree with this?
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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:46PM) : Opinion more

It’s not really their fault? why blame them if they are humans like us they can’t just blame it on them. With something there not sure about

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 1:08PM) : Businesses also need to take the blame for this because they are the ones providing it for us and should not be blaming anyone else
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Veronica M (Jun 24 2021 1:17PM) : Opinion more

The bands should take responiblity for promoting it when knowing it’s coming from somewhere not made in a safe facility .

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Luis C (Jun 24 2021 1:17PM) : Central idea more

At the end of the day, the brands are the ones that should be blamed.

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So what can be done? Many western brands rely on audits and in-house checks to monitor whether conditions in their factories are up to scratch. In a country where a little hand shake and a small exchange of money gets the job done, this process often fails to give an accurate picture of factory conditions, building and fire safety.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:47PM) : Opinion more

It’s not safe if they don’t have great conditions and blaming it on the community for something that’s unsafe

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Luis C (Jun 24 2021 1:19PM) : Cental idea more

They would accept bribes so that they wouldn’t get in trouble

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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 1:19PM) : people are still trying to work even after the accident. more

not everyone can have money but when people get help from someone or work for it, you should be grateful for what your getting

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It is common for fire extinguishers to be borrowed for inspection day, for workers to be schooled in what answers they have to give when asked questions.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 12:48PM) : Opinion more

There should be availability of safety patrol when building something

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Veronica M (Jun 24 2021 1:20PM) : Opinion more

It shouldn’t be that way. There should always be safety rules in case of something big.

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The brands, not the consumer, are the ones who must take responsibility for the endemic problems that this industry faces.

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Mariah F (Jun 24 2021 12:34PM) : Its the brands fault not the consumers and they should own up to their responsibilities.
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Samantha C (Jun 24 2021 12:36PM) : Opinion more

The brands are taking the blame because the businesses nor the consumers won’t.

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:42PM) : opinion more

I think the blame should be put on both the consumers and the companies.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 1:06PM) : Opinion more

It’s both their fault their basically having their brands while consumers have the ability to buy them.

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 1:12PM) : i agree with this because its time they own up to this.
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Jennifer A (Jun 24 2021 1:19PM) : The brands need to take responsibility instead of putting the blame on other people.
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Alexander C (Jun 24 2021 1:25PM) : the key idea is that its not always a persons fault more

Its the brands fault the consumers take own of their responsibilities.

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The Clean Clothes Campaign together with local and global unions and labor rights organizations, has developed a program that hopes to solve this. The Bangladesh Building and Fire Safety Agreement is a proposal for a sector-wide initiative that includes independent building inspections, worker rights training, public disclosure and a long-overdue review of safety standards.

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:47PM) : main idea more

Organizations have come up with a proposal to make sure that buildings have safety standards and that workers are trained.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 1:08PM) : central idea more

Having an equal amount of rights would be a ritual for them. Putting safe standards would help

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Jennifer A (Jun 24 2021 1:22PM) : Organizations are trying to help make sure workers work in safe environments.
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The crucial element of this is that unions and worker led committees take a central role in monitoring and reporting back on improvements that need to be made, in a public way.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 1:09PM) : opinion more

They are doing right in reporting these dangered problems

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 1:14PM) : I agree with you because this need to be spread and heard.
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This transparent and practical agreement is unique in that it is supported by all key labor stakeholders in Bangladesh and internationally. So far, U.S. company PVH, owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, and German retailer Tchibo have signed up to the program, but it needs a critical mass of brand support to be implemented.

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 12:48PM) : Main idea more

The agreement needs more support from brands so that it can be put in effect.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 1:10PM) : Main idea more

They want to have a high mass to have this place safe for any consumer who might buy off them

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Joint memorandam of understanding on fire and building safety:

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Labour Behind the Label and others are calling on all brands sourcing from Bangladesh to publicly sign up to take part in the building and fire safety scheme to make transparent, worker-led improvements to the industry.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 1:11PM) : Opinion more

They are making it better than how it was done before with a disaster.

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 1:16PM) : They are finanly doing something about it instead of ignoring these problems
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In the wake of tragedies such as yesterday’s building collapse, the Tazreen fire in November, and the nearby Spectrum factory collapse some years ago, something must be done to make a change. This proposal is the best on the table by far.

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Edward H (Jun 24 2021 1:10PM) : Opinion more

I think that it’s very good that organizations are finally wanting to make a change to avoid tragedies like the Tazreen fire or the building collapse in Savar

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 1:12PM) : Main idea more

They believe there should be changes so that it wont go bad as before

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How many more deaths will it take to move brands from making CSR statements of regret, to investing in a sustainable and safe industry? We hope none.

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Diana G (Jun 24 2021 1:13PM) : Main idea more

They are hoping with the new values they can make it even more approvalable and safe then how it was before with 112 deaths. They are hoping with the new material they are using to not cause any deaths.

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 1:20PM) : Hopefully the owners have learned from their mistakes and can improve on to help with the factories and help the workers
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The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Anna McMullen.

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Ariana O (Jun 24 2021 12:30PM) : Even though this tragedy had happened people are still going to work at places like this and make it seem like it didn't happen
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Jonathan L (Jun 24 2021 12:43PM) : people want cheaper fast fashion more

brands are trying to make their clothes cheaper and are cutting corners on health and safety issues.

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