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Following the alarming drop in consumption worldwide due to the COVID-19 crisis, many major brands have walked away from their contractual obligations. Many local factories in Bangladesh are unable to pay their workers, being forced to close, and creating the prospect of mass unemployment. Buyers are blaming the markets; local manufacturers are claiming to be helpless; workers are seeking justice. Join a discussion on this disruption HERE

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