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Bangladesh / Clothing Industry / Factories (Part 1) #1054314

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Bangladesh: Holly Williams) An undercover look inside a clothing factory in Bangladesh, which has a history of workplace disasters, including a factory fire 6 months ago and a building collapse last month, presented; scene shown from the Monde Apparels factory, where garments for Wrangler, Asics & Walmart are made, and a slum where workers live; details given about fire safety and child labor violations and about the workers’ pay.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The reaction from Asics, Wrangler & Walmart noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley; London: Holly Williams) The continuation of poor working conditions despite American efforts toward improvement discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Williams, Holly

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