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Wage hike – a double-edged sword for the garment workers?

The recent hike as per the wage board has proved to be detrimental for the garment workers, with increased instances of workers being forced to put extra hours without overtime.

Jun 06, 2019  |  Sustainability

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The contentious issue of minimum wage that refuses to die

Despite an increase in minimum wages, the garment workers in Bangladesh have yet again taken to streets to express their displeasure.

Jun 04, 2019  |  Sustainability

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Coming of age of a home-grown safety platform

Nirapon, a new self-regulating platform, will be taking over from Alliance the overseeing of building inspection.

Jun 01, 2019  |  Sustainability

Coming of age of a home-grown safety platform

Fair Wear Foundation going all out to improve the lives of garment workers in Vietnam

The Fair Wear Foundation or FWF has been initiating efforts and measures to promote the welfare of garment workers in Vietnam.

May 30, 2019  |  Sustainability

Vietnamese, Dutch PMs attend sustainable fashion show in Hanoi

Is workers’ welfare only suppliers’ responsibility?

A recent report clearly states that the pressure tactics adopted by the brands eventually lead to abuse of garment workers.

May 29, 2019  |  Sustainability

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Women leadership in trade unions a distant cry…

A recent report underlined poor participation and leadership roles of women in trade unions.

May 28, 2019  |  Sustainability

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Jul 16, 2019  |  Trade

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Jul 15, 2019  |  Trade

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Jul 12, 2019  |  Trade

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