22 May '18, 10am

YES! It only took 8 years but....Ali Enterprises fire compensation finally agreed

Published on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 Ali Enterprises fire compensation finally agreed Written by Tony Whitfield Details Tweet As of last weekend, survivors and families who 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. 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). The beneficiaries, who either lost family members or were injured themselves at the deadly fire in the Ali Enterprises factory in Karachi, Pakistan, on 11 September 2012 - which killed over 250 garment workers - have endured a lengthy wait of over six years for compensation. The factory produced clothes for German garment company KiK, which paid US$1 million in immediate relief short...

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