50-year-old Shahid ul Islam was allegedly beaten to death in an attack on Sunday evening which other union members claim was perpetrated by “mercenaries” of factory owners.
On November 24, 2012, a short-circuit triggered a massive fire at the nine-story Tazreen garment factory in Ashulia,. Over 110 workers were killed. Eight years on, many of the families of victims and survivors are still in a bad state
According to a recent study conducted by the Center for Global Workers Rights, “millions of workers are at greater risk of losing their jobs” due to global brands “demanding price cuts and delaying payments to suppliers”
The management of SF Denim Apparels announced the termination of 700 workers when they returned from Eid vacations, citing “work order shortage”