Tag: garment workers

Home-based and Garment Worker News, May 3 2012

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Garment Worker News Thailand.  Factory staff, families still struggling.  April 30, 2012.  Bangkok Post.  Many factory workers say they are not much better off  financially after the 300-baht daily wage hike, now in its first month of  launch. Indonesia.  Olympic stress for Indonesian labourers who allege they endure sweatshop conditions.  April 29, 2012.  Kathy Marks…. Read more »

Home-based, Bidi, and Garment Worker News April 18 2012

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Garment Worker News Bangladesh. Arifa — the life of a sweatshop worker.  April 13, 2012. Bangladesh. Outcry Over Killing of a Bangladeshi Labour Leader. April, 13 2012. Haroon Habib. The Hindu. The alleged murder of a labour leader has invited international condemnation with a leading human rights body demanding that the Bangladesh government bring the… Read more »

Home-Based and Garment Workers News, April 10 2012

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Home-Based Worker News Pakistan.  Women empowerment package remains dormant. (April 9, 2012).  Pakistan Press Foundation. Not a single step has been taken to implement the Punjab Women Empowerment Package announced with much fanfare by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif about a month back. Australia.  The Fair Work Act Changes & What These Mean. (April 4, 2012).  Ethical… Read more »