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Families affected by 2012 Ali Enterprises fire finally receive life-long pensions

Families affected by 2012 Ali Enterprises fire finally receive life-long pensions
20-05-2018 10:22

As of yesterday, Saturday 19 May, survivors and families that lost loved ones at the Ali Enterprises fire of 2012 will receive pensions out of a fund financed by the factory’s main buyer, German retailer KiK. The process was lengthy – the families had to wait for more than six years -, but the outcome is ground-breaking. In a global precedent for the garment industry, the families will receive life-long pensions matching international standards as set by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

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