Protecting worker rights in global supply chains

At an information session of the 2013 International Labour Conference, trade union representatives criticized the practice of social audits and workplace certification for failing to protect worker rights, particularly in global supply chains. They welcomed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh that aims to prevent tragedies like the Ran Plaza factory building collapse in which over 1100 workers died.

Date issued: 10 June 2013 | Size/duration: 00:03:22