Tag: garment sector

Garment Worker News 13 October 2013

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(English) BANGLADESH. “RMG workers demand wages, bonus.” BD News 24 (13 October 2013). The workers of Park-scene factory staged a demonstration in the morning for Eid-ul-Azha bonus, said Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) SM Shamsur Rahman of the Gazipur industrial zone. Authorities declared holiday on Sunday and promised to pay the bonus on Monday, he… Read more »

Garment Worker News 29 September 2013

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(English) BANGLADESH. Protests ebb as Bangladesh garment factories agree to wage rise. The Times of India (30 September 2013). Bangladeshi garment factory owners promised on Sunday to raise wages for more than three million workers as soon as a government panel sets a figure, ending a weeklong violent protest. CAMBODIA. Union wary of possible crackdown…. Read more »

Garment Worker News 8 September 2013

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(English) NIGERIA. Firm targets 3,000 textiles, garment workers. The Nation (7 September 2013). Sam and Sara (Omoluabi) Garment Factory has hinted of plans to employ about 3,000 workers from the textile and garment industry. CAMBODIA. Cambodian Garment Workers Protest Lay-Offs. World Time (6 September 2013) by Sophie Brown. Thousands of garment workers have marched through… Read more »

Garment Worker News 25 August 2013

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(English) BANGLADESH. JS body wants realistic wage board for ready made garment workers. Dhaka Tribute (25 August 2013) by Kamran Reza Chowdhury. A parliamentary panel on labour and employment ministry on Sunday suggested the government should not come up with a wage structure as it might result in violent street protest by garment workers ahead… Read more »

Garment Worker News 11 August 2013

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(English) CAMBODIA. Disregard rumors: Cambodian Minister tells garment workers. Fibre2fashion (8 August 2013). The Ministry of Social Affairs of Cambodia has requested the 600,000 garment workers in the country to disregard the rumors of war and continue with work as usual. BURMA. Burmese Garment Workers Protest Over Wages. The Irrawaddy (6 August 2013) by Saw… Read more »