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Factory Collapse in Pakistan Kills 3, Traps Dozens

Posted February 6th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a three-story factory has collapsed in the eastern city of Lahore, killing at least three people and trapping dozens of others. Officials are blaming Monday’s collapse on a gas explosion. They say 62 people, including women and children, were inside the factory at the time of the incident. One of the victims […]

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2 Killed in Pakistan Building Collapse

Posted February 6th, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan officials say say a three-story factory has collapsed, killing at least two people, including a child at least 10 years old. Authorities say emergency workers have rescued at least 13 people from the rubble. Dozens remain trapped. Officials say the building collapsed Monday in Lahore after a gas explosion. Authorities say the factory, which […]

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1 Killed, Dozens Trapped in Pakistan Building Collapse

Posted February 6th, 2012 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan officials say a three-story factory has collapsed, killing at least one person and trapping dozens. Authorities say the building collapsed Monday in Lahore after a gas explosion. Officials say emergency workers have rescued at least 6 people from the rubble. A rescue official says the factory produced veterinary medical products.

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Chinese Factory Workers End Strike Over Bonus Pay

Posted December 29th, 2011 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of workers at an electronics manufacturing factory in eastern China ended a three-day strike on Thursday after company officials agreed to boost their year-end bonuses. As many as 8,000 workers at the South Korean-owned LG Display factory in Nanjing city walked off the job Monday. They complained that South Korean workers were receiving bonuses […]

Thousands Strike at LG Plant in Eastern China

Posted December 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of factory workers have gone on strike in eastern China, halting work at a South Korean-owned electronics manufacturer. About 8,000 workers stopped work at the LG Display factory in Nanjing city in a protest over year-end bonuses. The workers say South Korean employees at the plant received the equivalent of six months’ pay, while […]

Bangladesh Factory Closed Over Protest

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A knitwear factory in Bangladesh that is connected to the Nobel Prize-winning founder of Grameen Bank has been shut down indefinitely because of violent worker protests. Local police chief Sirajul Islam told reporters Wednesday that the doors of Grameen Knitwear were shut after workers vandalized the building on Tuesday, demanding better wages. The factory, located […]

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