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PBS NewsHour | Making Work Safety a Priority in Bangladesh Apparel Industry | PBS

Duration: 05:04
Program: PBS NewsHour #10515
Broadcast Date: Dec. 10, 2012

Bangladesh has one of the fastest growing apparel industries with exports estimated to triple by 2020, reaching as much as $42 billion. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times about why safety conditions are not improving for workers even as profits increase in nations such as Bangladesh and Pakistan.

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Post Date: December 10, 2012