Tag: garment workers’ rights

Home-Based Worker News Oct 22 2012

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Garment Worker

Pakistan. Legislation Demanded for Home-Based Women Workers. October 18, 2012. Daily Times. LAHORE: The number of home-based women workers is rising in Pakistan at a rate of 8.91 percent per annum and around 12 millions women are working within the informal sector but they have no legal protection as no legislation has been done for… Read more »

Garment Workers News Oct 8 2012

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Bangladesh Embroiderer

INDIA. Garment workers not aware of Minimum Wages Act: Bangalore University study. October 1, 2012. Sharadha Kalyanam. The New Indian Express. Nearly 64 per cent of the apparel workers in the state are unaware of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and ESI benefits that are due to them. Out of the 3 lakh garment workers… Read more »