By and  on June 10, 2013

Labor activists continued to make their case Monday for why they think Wal-Mart Stores Inc. doesn’t treat its workers properly in the U.S. or in its contract factories in Bangladesh, as U.S. retailers moved forward with their own fire and safety plan for the Asian country.

Kalpona Akter, executive director of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity, and Tseshai Almac, a member of the Organization United for Respect at Wal-Mart, or OUR Wal-Mart — an organization of Wal-Mart associates calling for change at the company on a range of issues — met with reporters in New York following their vigil and appearance at Wal-Mart’s annual meeting in Bentonville, Ark., on Friday.

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