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H&M signs for better rights

Swedish retail giant, H&M, has signed an agreement promising better labour rights for 1.6 million garment workers at its suppliers’ factories. The deal, reached with international union IndustriALL Global Union and Sweden’s IF Metall union, covers workers employed in 1900 factories in “countries such as Cambodia, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Turkey”, the three organisations said in a statement on Tuesday. It includes the right to unionise, refuse to work in dangerous condi