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Primark, Sports Direct Under Fire for Underpaying Workers

Primark and Sports Direct, are being called out by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) for underpaying their workers.

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The $50 Billion Bill Retailers Will be Scrambling to Pay

Retailers are furiously cutting costs to try to partially offset diminished foot traffic and profits but ballooning labor costs will threaten their efforts.

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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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