Asics pays union-agreed compensation after collapse
The families of two workers killed when the roof of the Wing Star factory collapsed in May received compensation from the factory owner and the sole buyer, sportswear brand ASICS. It is the first time this calculation, set up by Bangladeshi unions, is used outside Bangladesh.
Bangladesh labour NGO wins fight for registration
The Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity (BCWS) have their official NGO registration reinstated following a three year battle against repression and harassment.