The government of Bangladesh in November 2018 announced a new legal minimum wage for apparel workers. The new wage levels included an increase for the lowest-paid garment workers of slightly more than 50 percent a month and a more modest increase for mid-level tailors.
Workers believe the
The Government of Hungary adopted a significant change to the Hungarian Labor Code that came into effect in January 2019. The new provisions put workers at risk of coerced and excessive overtime hours, and at risk for untimely payment for their hours worked. The new law is in contravention of
Some employers in El Salvador do not consistently pay for the first three days of leave when an employee goes on medical leave. Article 307 of the Salvadoran Labor Code states that when the employment contract is suspended due to an employee’s common illness or accident, the employer is obliged
In May 2018, the Salvadoran Congress passed the Special Law for the Regulation and Installation of Childcare Centers for workers' children. The new law, which will take effect on June 19, 2020, stipulates an employer's responsibilities when providing nurseries and childcare services
Since 2011, when the federal jurisdiction of the Ministry of Labour in Pakistan devolved to the country’s provinces, minimum wage rates have been considered and recommended by tripartite Provincial Minimum Wage Boards that recommend minimum wages for all industrial establishments’ employees