Bangladesh: pay rise after unprecedented strike by garment workers

Textile workers win a 56% pay rise after a week of unprecedented strike action. Ten years on from the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory, the finger is once again being pointed at multinational brands.

Through Antoine Piel. Published on 07 November 2023 Ă  17h10 - Update on 07 November 2023 Ă  17h10

On Tuesday 7 November, the Bangladeshi government announced an increase in the minimum wage following major strikes by textile workers at the end of October. Workers in factories supplying the likes of Gap, Walmart, H&M, Inditex,…

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