NPR: "Bangladesh Reveals Uphill Battle For Fair Trade Clothes"
As NPR reports, more than two weeks after a building collapse in Bangladesh, the number of bodies recovered stands at over 1,100.
The buildings housed four factories that manufactured clothing. Bangladesh is the world's second-largest clothing exporter, in part because of a minimum wage of $37 a month, and in part because already lax fire and safety regulations were rarely enforced.
NPR's Neal Conan looked at the quest for fair trade-- better work conditions, better pay and better labeling so consumers can choose clothes made to higher standards.
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