Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC.
Bangladesh Building Collapse Raises Questions About Fashion Supply Chain
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Dozens of laborers killed in the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh last week were laid to rest Wednesday in a mass funeral.
The disaster has cost more than 400 lives and is raising fresh questions about working conditions for the people who make the clothes we wear.
"I'm looking at this as the companies here in the U.S. and in Europe putting more pressure on the governments. This fellow who was building this building had permission to build a five-story building. He added three stories illegally. Someone had to know about that," Londrigan said.
To hear a full interview with Michael Londrigan, click the audio above.