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Labor Groups Refute Safety of Bangladesh’s Reopened Garment Factories

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Labor advocates are questioning if Bangladesh’s garment sector, which employs 4 million workers, is lifting restrictions too soon. More than 1,750 factories in Bangladesh have come back online despite the nationwide lockdown, which on Wednesday was extended to May 30 following reports of 19 coronavirus-related fatalities, the country’s highest number of COVID-19 deaths in a…

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