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Bangladesh Wages May be Set to Double

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association wants to establish more reasonable wage standards for the country’s ready-made garment sector—and any potential shifts could come with a wage hike, too. The BGMEA has asked the government to form a wage board for workers in order……...

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New Report Says Just 4% of a Garment’s Cost Goes to the Workers Who Make Them

The living wage conversation hasn’t let up as the apparel sector starts paying closer attention to the ills of the industry, but that conversation doesn’t yet seem to have translated to enough action.

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Wage Hike in Cambodia Rises Higher Than Expected

Next year, garment workers in Cambodia will be earning 11 percent higher wages. The agreed upon increase was higher than original outlined, and workers' unions—though pleased for now—have already committed to continuing the fight for fairer pay.

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New Comply Chain Tool to Help Brands Root Out Child Labor

Child labor and modern slavery continue to plague global industries and the U.S. Department of Labor is demanding more ethical supply chains.

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Bangladesh Textile Factory Fire Claims Six Lives

The ready made garment sector in Bangladesh suffered another tragedy on Wednesday when six workers perished in a textile factory fire.

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Los Angeles Garment Factories Fined for Labor Violations After Crackdown

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has cited 14 garment manufacturers and contractors $372,135 for labor law and garment registration violations, following inspections of 18 garment manufacturers last month in the Los Angeles area.

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