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Stitching a Decent Wage Across Borders: The Asia Floor Wage Proposal

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Report on the Asia Floor Wage Proposal, a response to the problem of company relocation to avoid paying higher wages in one country. Discusses the causes of poverty wages in the garment industry, including the role large retailers play in shaping global production and trade. Argues that the initiative will have beneficial effects on the wages and bargaining power of the lowest paid workers.

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2009-10-01

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global; globalisation; globalization; human; international; labor; labour; rights; standards; trade; union; work; worker; workplace

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