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Wal-Mart Nixed Paying Bangladesh Suppliers to Fight Fire

December 5, 2012 Bloomberg

Richard Locke comments on the renewed pressure for companies to improve working conditions in factories after a Bangladesh factory fire killed more than 100 people earlier this year. "Ultimately, the Bangladesh government will have to start enforcing its owns laws, said Locke, who notes that working conditions improved in China once workers began protesting."

Wal-Mart Nixed Paying Bangladesh Suppliers to Fight Fire (comments by Richard Locke) – Bloomberg