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Bangladeshi garment workers reject wage hike; want global fashion brands to pay more

Bangladeshi garment workers shout slogans during a protest rally blocking a road in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Friday. They rejected the government's decision to raise the minimum wage to 8,000 taka as they demanded instead 16,000 taka for an estimated 4.4 million garment workers.


GARMENT workers in Bangladesh have rejected an increase in the minimum wage, saying it is still not enough to live on and urged global brands to pay more for the clothes they buy, unions said on Monday.

Bangladesh raised the minimum wage by more than 50 per cent last week...

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