Susana Rendon, a garment worker
, was always confronting her bosses:
Guerilla Media and MediAttaq of Montreal launched the joint campaign with a humourous and direct attack against the exploitation of female garment workers
in Canada and abroad.
Similar scenes of cheated and abused garment workers
have been reported recently in Southern California, Boston, Maryland and New York City:
Jewish women garment workers
did not passively accept exclusion from the workplace.
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.
Of the 4,774 Asian garment workers
, 4,425 (92.69 percent) are Chinese.
A family that owns more than 1,000 rental rooms has agreed to increase monthly rates by $5 per month for the next three months - rather than the $10 considered - after some 100 garment workers
protested in the capital on Sunday and Monday.
Despite a series of reforms following deadly factory fires and protests, many of the country's 15 million garment workers
struggle with poor working conditions and face threats if they try to unionise, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report.
in Myanmar still earn one of the lowest salaries in Asia.
Mina continued describing her life as a garment worker
, "If I am a little late, my supervisor criticizes me a lot, and threatens me that I will lose my job." I asked her if she had ever been physically abused.
(3) In how many of the countries on the graph does a minimum-wage garment worker
earn at least $1,200 in a year?
She was a garment worker
for Local 75 International Ladies Garment Workers