GENEVA — Bangladesh came under growing international pressure Monday, spearheaded by the European Union and backed by the International Labor Organization, to usher in the necessary amendments to its labor laws to ensure trade-union rights are fully upheld in the country’s garment industry and its export processing zones.
The poor South Asian nation was also provided with a list of demands to strengthen fire and building safety inspections in all active export-oriented ready-made apparel factories by June 2014, with the most populated factories to be assessed by the end of 2013.
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