Provides information on Apr. 24, 2013, collapse of garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which resulted in the deaths of more than 1,100 workers, and is reportedly considered the deadliest accident in apparel industry history. Discusses Bangladesh economic environment and culture, and summarizes responses to the tragedy from Congress, Obama Administration, International Labor Organization, Bangladesh Government, and retail and apparel industry. Addresses possible issues and options for Congress.
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