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Strike at Thai Rayon in Thailand

10 October, 2013For the first time in 39 years history of Thai Rayon textile factory in Ang Thong, Thailand, the workers voted and walked off the jobs following the deadlocked CBA negotiation between the trade union and local management.

Giving low-paid textile and garment workers leadership to win a living wage

16 June, 2012Textile, Garment and Leather workers' union from across the globe are meeting in Copenhagen to share experiences about the long struggle for a living wage in their industry.

Lesotho workers march for a living wage

1 November, 2012Not accepting delays in the gazetting of minimum wages in Lesotho, 1,000 garment workers marched to the Prime Minister’s office on Monday 29 October 2012 to demand a living wage.

Cambodian government must investigate killings and increase minimum wage

13 January, 2014IndustriALL Global Union and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) calls for the Cambodian government to act immediately to investigate the killing of four garment workers during strikes on 3 January, release all 23 detained unionists, and set a minimum wage on which workers and their families can at least meet their basic needs.

Workers win wage victory in Myanmar

18 March, 2014Collective bargaining by a Myanmar union has succeeded in securing a 20 per cent wage increase for workers at the Yes 1 Garment factory in the country’s industrial centre, Yangon.

Cambodia – garment workers protest after delay in wage decision

13 October, 2014Over a thousand garment workers took to the streets in Phnom Penh on Sunday to demand better pay following a delay in announcing a new minimum wage.

Brands ready to incorporate higher wages in Cambodia

27 May, 2014Global fashion brands and retailers have told the Cambodian government they are willing to accommodate any agreed minimum wage increase in their future purchasing from the country.

Workers strike over slave wages at Crabtree in Lesotho

8 May, 2014A strike led by the Factory Workers’ Union (FAWU) at Crabtree Lesotho, has entered its third week as the electrical accessories manufacturer stubbornly refuses to negotiate with the union.

Putting the spotlight on wages and working hours in garment supply chains

26 September, 2014At an ILO Global Dialogue Forum earlier this week, IndustriALL unions told governments and employers about the impact on garment workers of low wages and long working hours and propose solutions.

Cambodian garment unions unite on US$180 demand

6 September, 2016Garment and footwear unions in Cambodia have agreed to demand US$179.60 as the monthly minimum wage for 2017, during a weekend of talks organized by IndustriALL Global Union, FES and the American Center for International Labor Solidarity.