How to Make Responsible Clothing Purchases

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The building collapse in Bangladesh that killed over a thousand garment workers has led to renewed attention to international standards for textile factories. Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, talks about what options are available to clothing manufacturers and consumers that ensure fair treatment of the workers employed by contractors and subcontractors.

Listeners: Have you taken any action as a result of the building collapse in Dhaka? How do you try to ensure that your clothing purchases are responsible? Call 212-433-9692 or post your comments and questions here.