On Nov. 24, 2012, more than 120 workers burned to death after becoming trapped behind locked exits at the Tazreen Fashions factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. In addition, 300 people were severely injured in the fire.
Tazreen Fashions customers included global brands Walmart, Disney, El Corte Ingles, Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Sears, Dickies, Delat Apparel and Sean John amongst others. Two years after the fire, none of these brands have paid compensation. Walmart claimed it did not contract with the factory, even though labels for Walmart clothing were found in the rubble....More