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In a speech to garment workers on Sunday, Hun Sen reminded workers that the government would raise the minimum wage to $170 a month this year, and asked landlords to give their tenants a one-year reprieve from rent increases. But garment worker Khan Sophe said yesterday that almost every wage ...
SAHAB -- The thrumming of sewing machines came to a halt as the race to meet the production target of the day is achieved. It was Thursday evening, and the garment workers in a Sahab factory were preparing to leave for their Friday holiday. Empty during the week days, the dorms geared up for the ...

More than 200 workers from a garment factory in Kandal province's Takhmao town blocked a road again after their company cut their wages and transferred some machinery away from the factory. Srey Mom, an employee of Gawon Apparel, said the workers gathered to sit and sleep in front of the factory for ...
The Mauritian government has approved a new minimum wage package, which unions say will mean a significant increase for many workers, particularly those in the textile sector. The new monthly minimum wage, announced in parliament last week, amounts to MUR8,140 (US$241). The regulations also ...
workers at Gawon Apparel factory in Kandal province, blocking the road in front of the factory demanding their salary for November. Supplied. More than 200 workers from the Gawon Apparel Co in Kandal province's Takhmao town blocked the road in front of their factory during another protest on Thursday ...
A centre of excellence that provides training for Bangladesh apparel workers is not only helping the country remain among the world's top ready-made garment (RMG) exporters but also has an important role to play in developing skills for the future. The Center of Excellence for Bangladesh Apparel Industry ...

More than 100 workers at the JD Toyoma garment factory in Takeo province's Bati district fainted yesterday morning while working. police suspected the cause of the fainting was chemical fumes in the factory, but the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia said the fumes did not originate from ...
More than 200 workers at the Nantai garment factory agreed to bring an end to their protest after the Labour Ministry, local authorities and company promised to solve their dispute on Wednesday. The workers had gathered in front of the factory to demand rights such as advance notice, compensation, ...
garment workers voiced their concern to authorities on Monday over an upcoming rent increase in Phnom Penh and Kandal province. Van Yin, a garment worker in Phnom Penh, said the owner of the house she rents informed him she will have to pay an extra $10 per month, while the worker's wage will ...
Probably caused by a short circuit on the ground floor of the building, the fire rapidly spread up the nine floors where garment workers were trapped due to narrow or blocked fire escapes. Many died inside the building or while seeking an escape through the windows. Just five months later, the collapse of ...
It was more than a job to them. "We were a family" is what many of the Turkish textile workers who helped make clothes for international fashion brands told CBC News this week. "We felt safe," Bahar Ugur, 26, said. "It was a big deal to work for them." Ugur and eight of her former co-workers, who were all ...
garment workers often face low wages, poor working conditions, long hours and adverse health effects. Credit: University of Sussex. On the 24th November 2012, a fire in the Tazreen fashions factory in Bangladesh led to the death of at least 112 workers, while the collapse of the Rana Plaza building just ...
Everlane, a San Francisco-based e-commerce clothing retailer known for ethical, sustainable fashion and transparent pricing, is using its Black Friday sales to provide container farms--and farm-fresh produce--for its garment workers in Vietnam. The fashion industry is pretty well known for having a crappy ...
Dhaka - The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has put forward a proposal to the Bangladeshi government to alter labour laws and establish 'wage boards' in order to bring in a minimum monthly wage for workers in the country's ready-made garment (RMG) sector.
More than 1,100 garment workers died and thousands more were injured. ... Through the garment worker Diaries, organizations like Fashion ...
On the same day Cambodia's highest court dissolved the main opposition party, Prime Minister Hun Sen was busy campaigning at several ...
Zara's parent company Inditex is in full-on damage control mode after tags bearing messages such as "I made this item you are going to buy, ...

After more than four days of protests, garment workers suspended their agitation on Tuesday and have given the management two days to ...
Shoppers at the clothing retailer Zara were confronted with the company's unfair business practices recently, as factory workers attached notes ...
Turkish purchasers of clothing from fast fashion brand Zara have discovered notes slipped into pockets of their clothes by workers begging for ...
On average, only 4 percent of the price of an article of clothing sold in Australia goes toward garment workers' wages, the report found.
Bangladesh will extend an agreement to protect garment workers drawn up in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster and embed it into national ...
The pitiful amounts do not allow garment workers to live with dignity, ... garment worker, Forida holds sweaters made in Bangladesh for an ...
said 48-year-old Roeun Sopheak, a garment worker since 1999, who recently attended a speech by Hun Sen to a 10,000-strong audience at ...
Mr Hun Sen posted on facebook on Sunday that from 2018, garment workers would receive more than $200 per month when benefits were ...
Fashion brands' continuing failure to reveal their Bangladesh suppliers is impeding progress to prevent another tragedy, say human rights ...
Colombo, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Over 100 people working in a garment factory in Sri Lanka's Central Hills were rushed to hospital on Thursday ...
Cambodia recently raised the monthly minimum wage of workers in the garment and footwear sector from $153 to $170, the highest hike in the ...
Prime Minister Hun Sen greets garment workers during a visit to a factory outside of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.
Most of these women were born in rural villages. To become a garment worker, they had to muster the courage to leave their homes and their ...
A trio of labour and human rights groups are calling on multinational apparel companies sourcing from Cambodia to take a stand against what ...
The commission for the migrants in the archdiocese of Bangalore organized a one day orientation programme for the Migrant garment workers ...
The commission for the migrants in the archdiocese of Bangalore organized a one day orientation programme for the Migrant garment workers ...
Apparel industry professionals will gather in Vietnam today (2 October) to discuss ways to put an end to gender-based violence in garment ...
garment workers in Cambodia face extreme hardship in their private ... CheaSokLeang, aged 42, a garment worker at a different factory in ...
Prime Minister Hun Sen has told garment workers not to demand an excessive increase in the minimum wage, otherwise factories could move ...
Over 500 garment workers of Solamoda garment factory at Shwe Than Lwin industrial Zone who went on strike demanding higher wages since ...
Wage law change threatens Labour Advisory Committee Talks settle on wages figures garment workers told to curb wage rise demands Talks ...
NEW YORK - Eileen Fisher and non-profit organisation Nest have joined forces to champion and recognise the work of many women in developing nations who conduct home-based work to create artisanal garments for a wide variety of fashion brands. According to the newly founded partnership, ...
So begins Sarah Comstock's account of the "uprising of the 20,000," the New York City general garment workers' strike that lasted from November 1909 .... For Marissa Nuncio, director of the garment worker Center in Los Angeles, one of the challenges is simply raising awareness of the fact that there is a ...
About 150 garment workers were employed in the Bravo Tekstil factory, which was founded in 1993 and shut down in July of last year.
garment workers welcome Prime Minister Hun Sen outside of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Hun Sen is on a ...
A trio of labour and human rights groups are calling on multinational apparel companies sourcing from Cambodia to take a stand against what ...
The commission for the migrants in the archdiocese of Bangalore organized a one day orientation programme for the Migrant garment workers ...
garment workers in Cambodia face extreme hardship in their private ... CheaSokLeang, aged 42, a garment worker at a different factory in ...
Prime Minister Hun Sen has told garment workers not to demand an excessive increase in the minimum wage, otherwise factories could move ...
Mexico City Volunteers Report That police Confiscated tools, Barred Them From Rescuing Possibly Trapped garment workers.
Western European apparel industry workers from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) are earning only half of the living wage which is ...
They found that garment workers get paid only around half of the 'living wage' - required to support a decent standard of living - as calculated ...
A 28-year-old garment worker died yesterday after fainting on her ... Security Fund report, the number of garment workers who fainted in the first ...


 

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