“Bangladesh Urges Raise in Garment Industry’s Minimum Wage” – The Wall Street Journal – November 5, 2013

On November 5, 2013 The Wall Street Journal reported from Dhaka, Bangladesh that “a government-appointed panel recommended raising the minimum wage in Bangladesh’s garment industry, which has struggled amid a string of fatal factory accidents and labor unrest, by close to 80%.

A six-member committee of government officials, garment manufacturers and union leaders on Monday (November 4, 2013) proposed an increase in the minimum pay in the South Asian country’s biggest industry to 5,300 taka ($67) a month, up from the current 3,000 taka.”

You may read the article on The Wall Street Journal online.