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Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Shifts Operations to Dhaka

WASHINGTON, DC—In December 2013, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety officially launched its local operation in Dhaka, ensuring an on-the-ground presence to facilitate its effort to bring improved fire and structural safety to Bangladesh garment factories. Today, the Alliance—an historic coalition of global apparel companies and their partners — announced its intentions to shift the majority of its work from Washington to Dhaka where technical and programmatic experts have been focused on inspection implementation, development of a worker training curriculum, establishing a worker empowerment helpline, and building local capacity...

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