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International Labor Rights Forum: New Safety Initiative Launched in India Today Ignores Vital Lessons From the Past

Aug 28, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The International Labor Rights Forum issued the following news release:

A building safety initiative launching in India today, aimed at improving safety for workers in the country's garment industry, is set on a path to ignore workers' voices and replicate mistakes from the past. Although the "Life and Building Safety Initiative" professes to learn from the program that made factories safe in Bangladesh after the Rana Plaza building collapse, it ignores its most vital elements.

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