Beyond easy fixes: Ensuring the rights and safety of garment workers in the developing world
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Beyond easy fixes: Ensuring the rights and safety of garment workers in the developing world

By: Syed Sajjadur Rahman The plight of Bangladesh’s garment workers was thrust into the spotlight following the collapse in April 2013 of an eight-story factory building, the Rana Plaza, which caused the deaths of more than 1100 garment workers. Since then, some private sector coalitions and governments have investigated what can be done to prevent … Continue reading

Babies, Bosses and Pay Raises: Gender Bias in Organizational Culture
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Babies, Bosses and Pay Raises: Gender Bias in Organizational Culture

By Emmanuel Trépanier It is often assumed that progressive social and institutional policies that support gender equality in the work place can single-handedly level the playing field for women and men. New parents are an interesting object of analysis to test this assumption. In a New York Times article titled The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood … Continue reading