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Resource Is Bangladesh's new minimum wage enough?
Type Web resource, Knowledge resource
Last update: 08/12/2013
Type: Web resource, Knowledge resource
Language English
Year of publication: 2013
Target countries: Bangladesh
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Summary The minimum wage for garment workers in Bangladesh has been raised. But will workers get the full benefit?
Inflation has soared in Bangladesh since the minimum wage was last increased in 2010, and the amount was widely agreed to be inadequate. In the aftermath of Rana Plaza, the Government set up a tripartite wages board. Now it has recommended an increase of 77% in the minimum wages for the garment industry.
Role Organisation
Network Organisation organisation details Fair Price and Fair Wages