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Expert draws attention to measly clothing worker wages
13
Sep '10
According to an expert, while answering a query on wages of textile workers, unflinchingly said that in Swaziland, labour is available at a low cost or say, as workers here are not paid enough.

The trade union for textile workers have indicted the textile sector for paying the workers in the region, wages as low as E120 a week.

The expert said that the sector cannot afford to pay higher wages as; global market prices are not supportive enough. Trade unions are demanding that the sector in the country should at least pay E345 per week to its workers.

Labour and Social Security Ministry was in a fix when asked to react on the issue as it could neither refuse nor accept that the labour in the country was poorly remunerated. The Ministry officials stated that, they have already delegated a team of inspectors to survey the actual amount that was being paid to the workers in the country.

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