Who are the Asia Floor Wage Alliance?

Who are the Asia Floor Wage Alliance?

The Asia Floor Wage Alliance (AFWA) is an international alliance of trade unions and labour rights activist who are working together to demand garment workers are paid a living wage. It began in 2005 when trade unions and labour rights activists from across Asia came together to agree a strategy for improving the lives of garment workers.

Principles for conducting the Asia Floor Wage Campaign

Principles for conducting the Asia Floor Wage Campaign

The seven principles on which the Alliance is building the campaign, and the reasons behind them.

Steering Committee

Steering Committee

The Asia Floor Wage Alliance has an international steering committee that represents workers from across the region and partners in Europe and the United States.

Members of the Asia Floor Wage Alliance

Members of the Asia Floor Wage Alliance

The Asia Floor Wage Alliance is a growing alliance of Trade Unions and labour rights activists, both in the Asian garment producing countries and in Europe and North America

The living wage explained

"The issue of how to promote the minimum wage of workers has become the hottest social issue. AFW has made a great contribution to increase the minimum wage of workers in garment industry."
Dr. Chang Kai, Professor-Labour Law & Labour Relations, Beijing University, China

You can find more information here, such as the position statement.

The official Launch document is also here.