Tuesday, October 6, 2009

International Living Wage Action Week Underway

Garment worker Joli Akhter and her family eating breakfast. Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 2009. Credit line: Taslima Akhter/Clean Clothes Campaign

'Clean Clothes Campaign' reports [1/10/09]:

A living wage is a human right, but for most workers in the garment industry this is a right denied. From October 5 – 11th CCCs across Europe and partners in other parts of the world are taking action to demand that retailers make a commitment to ensure workers are paid a living wage. ...