A report released today by the Fair Labor Association demonstrates that garment workers in Bangladesh are earning poverty-level wages, often while relying upon excessive hours of overtime to lift their earnings toward a living wage.
Toward Fair Compensation in Bangladesh
The FLA Supports "Tailoring Wages" in Tamil Nadu
Through interviews with workers and in-depth discussions with experts, the FLA found that female migrant workers in Malaysia, Taiwan, and Thailand routinely face discrimination due to pregnancy laws designed to target them, or poor implementation of laws and regulations intended to protect them. Female migrant workers are especially at risk because they face three levels of discrimination: as a woman, as a pregnant person, and as a migrant worker.
Triple Discrimination: Woman, Pregnant, and Migrant