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published 27-08-2014 13:05, last modified 27-08-2014 13:05
From the Asia Floor Wage Alliance, and alliance partners
Indonesia workers protest action against the new wage regulation 2015

Indonesia workers protest action against the new wage regulation 2015

by Paul Roeland — last modified 09-11-2015 16:03

On 23 October 2015,Indonesian government had passed the controversial new wage regulation . This (Article No 78 2015 on Policy of Wage) regulates wage (minimum wage, overtime, scale of wage, tax of wage, etc).

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Cambodian Authorities End Brutal Repression of Cambodian Unions!

Cambodian Authorities End Brutal Repression of Cambodian Unions!

by emma — last modified 16-09-2014 13:20

The Asia Floor Wage Alliance condemns the legal charges against the Cambodian unions over Nationwide Protests during the last Jan 2014.

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Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'

Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'

by Mirjam van Heugten — last modified 27-08-2014 13:05

After a two-day public hearing, the jury of the People's Tribunal to assess human rights abuses faced by workers in the Indonesian garment industry, announced its verdict today. Judges found overwhelming evidence of ‘systematic violation of the fundamental right to a life lived with human dignity' in an industry employing mostly women and said 'urgent action must be taken' by a variety of stakeholders.

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'Low wages and short-term contracts are like handcuffs'

'Low wages and short-term contracts are like handcuffs'

by Paul Roeland — last modified 27-08-2014 13:05

An interview with Tola Moeun, an activist with the Community Legal Education Center. He is an activist on labour and human rights issues since 2003.

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Living Wage conference – 25-26 November 2013

by emma — last modified 27-08-2014 13:05

Two day conference on Living Wages in Berlin ends with Declaration of Intent signed by the stakeholders present.

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New Bangladesh minimum wage level greeted with disappointment

by emma — last modified 27-08-2014 13:05

Ahead of the expected announcement of a new minimum wage of 5,300 taka (€50.32) by the Government of Bangladesh, activists are disappointed that it still falls a long way short of a living wage, leaving millions of garment workers still earning poverty wages.

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 India: Human Rights trial hears fashion worker woes

India: Human Rights trial hears fashion worker woes

by Geertjan Davelaar — last modified 27-08-2014 13:05

Garment workers alongside international brands and government representatives gave evidence at a tribunal which started in Bangalore this week to assess claims of systematic human rights abuses in the Indian garment industry. 250 garment workers from Bangalore, Gurgaon and Tirupur attended the tribunal, foregoing their daily wage and attendance bonus, to share testimonies of rights abuses and exploitation at the hands of western brands, surveyed by a panel of international judges.

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