Bloomberg View: How to Fix Bangladesh's Factories

A 25¢ solution for safeguarding workers’ lives
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As this went to press, at least 411 people had died in the April 25 collapse of Rana Plaza, an eight-story building in Savar, Bangladesh, housing multiple factories. In total, more than 1,000 garment workers have been killed in Bangladesh since 2005, according to the International Labor Rights Forum, an advocacy group.

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