Category Archives: Bangladesh

Days After Settlement, Pickets Return to Insomnia Cookies

Days After Settlement, Pickets Return to Insomnia Cookies by Jake Carman Picket lines have returned to Insomnia Cookies, less than two weeks after the company settled with four workers who struck in August of 2013. On Friday March 14, two … Continue reading

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Flyer for 1/19 IWW Benefit for Bangladeshi Workers & Their Families!

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Solidarity Statment for Garment Workers Struggling in Bangladesh

The Boston General Membership Branch Stands in solidarity with the brave garment workers in Bangladesh as they take to the streets demanding higher wages. The Boston IWW has long supported the struggle by our fellow workers in Bangladesh who are … Continue reading

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Boston IWW Joins 6/15/13 Action Against Sweatshop Exploitation and Factory Deaths in Bangladesh! Wobblies invade Gap store at Boston’s Fanueil Hall. Photos by Le Le Lechat

By the Bangladesh Workers Solidarity Network (BWSN) photos by Le Le Lechat When news of the Rana factory collapse that killed over 1200 people on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh in April 2013 spread around the world, many were outraged. … Continue reading

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EXPOSE THE GAP: An Open Letter to those who profit from industrial Death Traps

  Statement from the Bangladesh Workers Solidarity Network When the crack-strewn walls of Rana Plaza, a garment factory in Bangladesh, collapsed on April 24, 2013, killing over twelve hundred workers—some crushed instantly, some pinned for days beneath a tomb of … Continue reading

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