On late Friday night, election results showed that the majority of workers at a Volkswagen (VW) plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee voted against joining the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union. The election was close, with 626 workers in favor and 712 opposed. But that doesn’t mean workers have lost the chance to organize and be heard at […]
In the first prosecution of garment industry factory owners, the Bangladeshi government has issued arrest warrants for the 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for two garment factory owners and four of their employees on homicide charges for the deaths of 112 workers in a fire that engulfed the factory in 2012. It's the first time Bangladesh has sought to prosecute factory owners in the lucrative garment industry, which is