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Chris Pigott



Chris Pigott is a member of Heenan Blaikie’s Labour and Employment group. He provides strategic advice to management and employers on a range of labour and employment law and policy issues, and has represented employers in civil proceedings, labour relations board proceedings, and labour arbitrations.

Global Labour Relations?: The Accord on Fire and Safety in Bangladesh

The tragic collapse on April 24, 2013 of the Rana Plaza garment-manufacturing facility in Bangladesh may contribute to significant developments in the realms of corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) and global labour relations. Since April 24, approximately 40 global fashion companies that work with suppliers in Bangladesh have signed on to the Accord on Fire and…

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