It organizes rickshaw pullers, construction workers, informal laborers, railway, jute mill and garment workers
, rice farmers and others.
That is--the minimum monthly wage earned by garment workers
were ordered to return the next day - and the building collapsed.
After California passed AB 633, these garment worker
advocates formed a coalition with other advocates from legal services groups to develop strategies on how to use AB 633 to improve the working conditions for garment workers
Similar scenes of cheated and abused garment workers
have been reported recently in Southern California, Boston, Maryland and New York City:
com has a unique benefit- 25% of the net profits go back to the garment workers
as a profit share , in addition to their regular salaries.
Since Wednesday, tens of thousands of garment workers
in hundreds of factories have walked out of work in protest against the low wage hike for 2014.
Bender analyses "the United States's first anti-sweatshop campaign," (3) focusing on Jewish ladies' garment workers
in New York City and the union they created, the International Ladies' Garment Workers
Find more information by contacting the Garment Worker
Center at (213) 380-8813, or online at www.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, April 24th, on the one-year anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh which claimed 1,135 lives, tens of thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers
took to the streets of Dhaka, joined by trade unions from Canada.
On Friday, garment worker
Reshma Begum was found alive in the rubble, having survived after finding dry food and water in the wreckage.
Police officers charge towards a garment worker
during a protest in Dhaka yesterday.