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Image D source code How is the Asia Floor Wage calculated?
by emma last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under:
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Indonesian wage trial: human rights violations 'systemic'
by Mirjam van Heugten published 24-06-2014 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , , ,
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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Living Wage conference – 25-26 November 2013
by emma published 26-11-2013 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: ,
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 published 20-11-2013 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , ,
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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Calculating a Living Wage
by emma published 18-10-2013 last modified 13-11-2017 14:34 — filed under: , ,
A regional calculation of a living wage is necessary in order to ensure workers receive a decent wage. The Asia Floor Wage calculates a floor level that no wage in Asia should drop below.
Living Wage versus Minimum Wage
by emma published 17-10-2013 last modified 27-08-2014 13:05 — filed under: , ,
Across Asia governments set minimum wage levels which companies are obliged to comply with. However in every garment producing country the Asia Floor Wage Alliance works in the minimum wage levels fall far below a wage a person could live on. All figures are for a monthly salary.
Asia Floor Wage in local currency (2013)
by emma published 17-10-2013 last modified 19-11-2015 13:51 — filed under: ,
Asia Floor Wage in local currency (2015)
by emma published 17-10-2013 last modified 13-11-2017 14:38 — filed under: ,
Updated with 2015 calculations
Asia Floor Wage in local currency
by emma published 17-10-2013 last modified 13-03-2018 10:26 — filed under: ,
Updated with 2017 calculations
Members of the Asia Floor Wage Alliance
by emma published 25-04-2013 last modified 09-11-2018 07:58 — filed under: ,
The Asia Floor Wage Alliance is a growing alliance of Trade Unions and labour rights activists, some of our members are listed below.
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