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RMG owners to suggest minimum wage
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May '10
Most likely, apparel owners would be putting forward their suggestion for minimum wage for entry level workers, during a meeting of the Minimum Wage Board that will be convened in the town in this week.

Minimum Wage Board, being a government functionary, has been empowered to decide upon the minimum wages for apparel as well as other workers. The Board comprises of various people who represent the clothing mill owners, workers and the government.

At a previously held meeting, the ready-made garment (RMG) owners revealed their intentions to propose minimum wages in the range of Tk 1,800-2,200 per month, as against the current minimum wage of Tk 1662.50, which was last revised in June 2006.

The wage board met last on May 17, but since the apparel mill owners fell short of suggesting any minimum wage, the meeting ended undecided. Later, the apparel workers again started pressing for fixing their minimum wage at Tk 5,000 per month.

For quite a long time, the workers have been lobbying with their demand for a hike in the minimum wage to Tk 5,000 at the apparel factories, as there has been an excessive rise in the prices of essential commodities over the period of last four years.

The process of reviewing worker's wages commenced after the Parliamentary Review Committee submitted its analysis, which stated that, the amplified cost of living had corroded the earnings of around 3 million workers, working in the largest production sector of the economy.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India

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