Posts from Garments sector

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Richer Bosses, Poorer Workers

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DNA: Fashionable Insensitive

infoChange: ESI roadblocks

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InfoChange: Fashionable and famous — at the garment worker’s cost!

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DH: Exploiting women in Bangalore’s garments units

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Impact of Inflation on Garment Workers’ Life

At the time of global recession where employers are laying off their workers women garment workers are the most insecure. Many of these women are the sole breadwinners and are already battling to make ends meet on their low wages.

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Impact of Free Trade Agreements on Women Workers in FTZs and some Organising Attempts

Increased female employment in certain areas such as in garment sector has not been accompanied by better wages or more secure jobs. Although some women may experience an increased demand for their labour, there is no improvement in the level of wages for women workers. The new employment of women have is mostly casual, irregular… Read more »