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Bangladesh Minimum Wage

H&M May Make Big Move To Aid Workers

Agence France Presse | Tom Sullivan | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business

The Swedish fashion giant H&M said Monday that it could raise retail prices in the future in order to pay better wages to some of the world's poorest ...

Why No One Is Celebrating This Minimum Wage Hike

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A government-appointed panel in Bangladesh voted Monday to raise the minimum wage for millions of garm...

Bangladesh Will Likely Raise Its Minimum Wage Soon

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Shyamantha Asokan DHAKA, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Bangladesh's garment factory owners are pencilling in a minimum wage increase of about ...

Biggest Protest Yet

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2013 | Business

DHAKA, Sept 21 (Reuters) - About 50,000 garment industry workers held their largest protest so far in the Bangladeshi capital of Dha...

Bernie Madoff Basically Earns As Much As A Bangladeshi Garment Worker

Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

Bernie Madoff and garment workers toiling away in Bangladesh now have something in common: They make almost the same wage. The famed swindler reve...

H&M CEO On Bangladesh Wages: 'We're Definitely Willing To Pay More'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business

Earlier this week, Swedish retailer H&M agreed to a pact to improve working conditions in Bangladesh factories. Now it's moving the conversation back ...

Some Good News For Bangladesh Garment Factory Workers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business

Officials in Bangladesh have set up a panel to raise the minimum wage for garment workers following a factory collapse that claimed over 1,000 lives. ...

H&M Urges Developing Country To Raise Its Minimum Wage

Posted 09.05.2012 | Business

Workers in Bangladesh could soon be making more money thanks to an unlikely savior: H&M. The retailer’s CEO, Karl-Johan Persson, asked Banglades...