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Maquila Solidarity Update Vol. 17.1 (April 2012)

April 19, 2012

In this issue:

  1. Controversy surrounds Foxconn investigation
  2. A groundbreaking deal opens Bangladeshi garment factories to safety inspections
  3. Auto parts company admits signing a protection contract to keep out an independent union
  4. Despite record profits, Johnson Controls to close unionized factory
  5. Mass faintings: A Cambodian tribunal examines the effects of poverty wages on garment workers
  6. Precarious work: A growing campaign to change the law on short-term contracts in Peru
  7. Bangladeshi labour organizer murdered

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