A home-based producer manning the Patabama home-based worker shop in Manila, Philippines.
Category: Home-based Worker
Burma. Authorities set basic wage for garment workers. June 15 2012. Leona Barrie. Just Style. Authorities in Burma have responded to a series of strikes last month by setting a basic daily wage of MMK1000 (US$1.25) for garment workers, according to local media reports. Bengladesh. Violence shuts 300 Bangladesh garment factories. June 16 2012. Reuters…. Read more »
This week, we turn our focus on how inclusive projects for the working poor can affect home-based workers, who are usually women, vulnerable to global markets, and, because they work at home, invisible as workers. Today’s Inclusive Cities “Changing Cities, Changing Lives”series comes from Nepal, where our partner organization, Didi Bahnini Sewa Samaj, a member… Read more »
Bengladesh. Textile, garment workers demand allocation in budget. June 1 2012. Financial Express. Leaders of the Bangladesh Textile Garments Workers Federation (BTGWF) at a roundtable Friday demanded especial allocation in the ensuring budget for five fields including rationing, housing and healthcare for the welfare of the workers. Vietnam. HCM City makes effort to reduce labour… Read more »
Bengladesh. Form bodies to curb labour unrest: B’desh RMG makers told. May 24, 2012. Fibre2Fashion. Bangladesh’s Labour and Employment Minister, Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, has urged the readymade garment (RMG) manufacturers in the country to form “participation committees” at the factory-level to fight labour unrest. India. 80 child workers rescued after swoop. May 25, 2012. The… Read more »