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The current minimum wage for garment workers in Bangladesh is US$68 and was set in 2013; now the IndustriALL Bangladesh Council is demanding an increase to US$192.

Under the banner of the IndustriALL Bangladesh Council (IBC), unions are demanding an increase of the minimum wage to 16,000 BDT(US$192) per month, and other welfare measures for workers in the sector. The IBC submitted a memorandum containing workers’ demands to the chair of the newly constituted minimum wage board on 28 February.

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