Web links for 5th May 2013
The FT’s Undercover Economist rightly argues that, while boycotting Bangladesh would not work, what would is free trade unions. “Ultimately, whatever western consumers demand, what determines whether rules about working conditions are upheld is that workers on the factory floor have a voice and some power.”
The online campaign network are mobilising to support a safety pact for the garment industry devised by global union federation IndustriALL. Help them lobby major fashion brands to take meaningful action in the wake of the Dhaka tragedy.