Ethiopian Unions Pitch For Minimum Wage In Garment Sector

By Umer Beigh, Thedawn-news.org -

Unions in Ethiopia are attempting to mobilize textile and garment workers, who are facing a massive wage crisis – most of the workers are forced to work under twenty Ethiopian Birr (ETB) per day, [...]

Bangladesh Garment Factories Sack Hundreds After Pay Protests

By Michael Safi, www.theguardian.com -

By Michael Safi for The Guardian - At least 1,500 workers have been sacked from Bangladesh garment factories after protests forced a week-long shutdown at dozens of sites supplying top European [...]