Join the chain for Bangladesh
24 April 2014 will be the anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, when almost 1,200 workers lost their lives, 2,000 were seriously injured and 800 children were left orphaned.
The ILO and global unions created the Rana Plaza Trust Fund, for companies affected to pay compensation to the victims and their families. £24m was planned for but one year after the disaster, £14.9 million still needs to be raised.
Shamefully some companies that were in the Rana Plaza factory still haven’t paid into the fund.
One year on, unions and campaigners are calling on companies to take responsibility for supporting their workers. Can you help build pressure on those who haven’t paid up and show that we remember those who lost their lives at Rana Plaza, by joining the chain for Bangladesh.
Join the chain in London:
If you live in London, join the physical human chain being organised along Oxford Street on 24 April by Labour Behind the Label. You can find details on Facebook here.
Join the chain online:
If you can’t make the human chain in person, please join our online chain to spread the word as widely as we can.
- Join the chain on Facebook by sharing our message and tagging your friends to take part.
- Join the chain on Twitter by retweeting our message.
Tell the brands to pay up now!
Please help pressure the brands who haven’t paid up by emailing them direct with the online campaign action being organised by Labourstart with global unions and Clean Clothes Campaign: