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H&M's sustainability promises will not deliver a living wage
by Mirjam van Heugten published 09-04-2015 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is today calling on H&M to show evidence to back up its 'fair living wage' claims, following the release of a new Sustainability Report. The campaign says that making marketing capital from workers' poverty with little evidence of change is unethical and stands to slow down progress in the industry.
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Living Wage versus Minimum Wage
by emma published 17-10-2013 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , ,
Across Asia governments set minimum wage levels which companies are obliged to comply with. However in every garment producing country the Asia Floor Wage Alliance works in the minimum wage levels fall far below a wage a person could live on. All figures are for a monthly salary.
Calculating a Living Wage
by emma published 18-10-2013 last modified 21-10-2013 10:36 — filed under: , ,
A regional calculation of a living wage is necessary in order to ensure workers receive a decent wage. The Asia Floor Wage calculates a floor level that no wage in Asia should drop below.
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Living Wage versus Minimum Wage
by emma published 17-10-2013 last modified 01-05-2014 10:31 — filed under: , ,
Across Asia governments set minimum wage levels which companies are obliged to comply with. However in every garment producing country the Asia Floor Wage Alliance works in the minimum wage levels fall far below a wage a person could live on. All figures are for a monthly salary.
Located in Living Wage
New Bangladesh minimum wage level greeted with disappointment
by emma published 20-11-2013 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , ,
Ahead of the expected announcement of a new minimum wage of 5,300 taka (€50.32) by the Government of Bangladesh, activists are disappointed that it still falls a long way short of a living wage, leaving millions of garment workers still earning poverty wages.
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First time victory: Migrant workers receive minimum wage in Thailand
by Geertjan Davelaar published 20-06-2012 last modified 24-04-2013 09:50 — filed under: , ,
For the first time, migrant workers in the Mae Sot area successfully demanded wages in accordance with the new legal minimum wage. Factory owner M Apparel (one of Lee's suppliers) gave into the demand of 323 (mostly female) workers after negotiations with the workers who received support of MAP foundation and Yaung Chi Oo Worker Association.
Located in News / / 06 / 20
Join our action: Tell Bata to stop cut-and-run Sri Lanka
by Mirjam van Heugten published 15-12-2014 last modified 11-05-2015 13:33 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Bata admits to a cut-and-run after a conflict in one of the factories in Sri Lanka which made their shoes. One year ago, close to 200 workers were fired after they complained about not getting their salary increases. Join our action, tell Bata on facebook and rate Bata on their own rating page: http://on.fb.me/1sc8n9w
Located in News / / 12 / 15
Italian factory conditions deteriorate
by Mirjam van Heugten published 27-01-2015 — filed under: , , ,
New research into Italian shoe and garment factories released today shows that competition with Eastern Europe and Asia is driving down wages and working conditions in Italy.
Located in News / / 01 / 23
CCC disappointed at new Bangladesh minimum wage level
by emma published 20-11-2013 last modified 21-11-2013 09:36 — filed under: , ,
Ahead of the expected announcement of a new minimum wage of 5,300 taka (€50.32) by the Government of Bangladesh, Clean Clothes Campaign is disappointed that it still falls a long way short of a living wage, leaving millions of garment workers still earning poverty wages.
Located in News / / 11 / 20
Image E-garment March 2013
by emma last modified 20-11-2013 13:38 — filed under: , ,
Workers outside E-garment factory in Cambodia call for an increase in the minimum wage
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