Bangladeshi garment workers are resilient.  Rejected 56% salary increase offer.

They have also succeeded in Bangladesh but are not satisfied. After two weeks of strikes and clashes (which have so far caused 3 casualties), workers in the textile sector received an offer of an immediate increase in average wages by 56%, from 70 to 105 euros per month. The proposal was rejected because it was far below the request […]

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They have also succeeded in Bangladesh but are not satisfied. After two weeks of strikes and clashes (which have caused 3 casualties so far), workers in the textile sector received an offer of… Immediate increase Average wages By 56% from 70 to 105 euros per month. The proposal was rejected because it was far less than the request to raise it to approximately €200. These are workers who work in local companies that produce mostly for large Western brands H&M and Gap to Zara and Levi’s In addition to many others. And groups that, thanks to lower labor costs and less protection, can also boost their profits. The country is now the second largest clothing producer in the world after China, with exports exceeding $50 billion. It is experiencing fairly high inflation rates (about 10%) now 4 million employees From the sector, however, they are now demanding Modify payment vouchers To keep up with the rising cost of living. In the Asian country they exist outside it 3 thousand textile factories At least 600 people have now been arrested due to the ongoing protests.

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