By  on April 21, 2015

Between October 2011 and December 2014, Jill Tucker worked as chief technical adviser to the International Labour Organization’s Better Factories Cambodia program. In that time, the country’s garment industry expanded substantially, and worker protests for higher wages led to violent crackdowns early last year, with at least four deaths. This year, Tucker started a new job in Hong Kong. As the second anniversary of the collapse of Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh, approaches on Friday, Tucker reflects here on the industry in Cambodia and beyond.

WWD: Now that you’ve had some time away from Cambodia, how do you view efforts to improve garment factory conditions?

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