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Wage increase in garment and footwear from January 2012

“Pay Raise for Garment workers"

Date: 24 November 2011
Source: The Phnom Penh Post
Link:
www.phnompenhpost.com
Author:
Tep Nimol

The government took the decision to increase wages of garment and footwear workers from January 2012 by USD 5, increasing monthly average wage from USD 61 to 66.

 
Authorities Calling for Wage Rises in private enterprises

Date: April 20, 2011
Source: China Daily
Link: www.chinadaily.com.cn

The gap between the capital's highest- and lowest-paid workers widened by almost 13,000 yuan in just three years, according to new statistics.

Ministry targets non-public firms in labor-intensive industries for hikes BEIJING - Chinese labor authorities are aiming to have the wages of business employees rise by 15 percent a year during the next five years.

One step toward that goal will be taken through reforms made to the means businesses use to distribute wages, said Yang Zhiming, vice-minister of human resources and social security, at a national work conference on labor relations on Monday.

The main targets of the changes will be non-public businesses in labor-intensive industries. Collective bargaining will occur at such places to help ensure that the wages they pay rise in a regular manner, he said.

He said human resource and social security bureaus throughout the country will continue to release guidelines on local wages and to provide basic rules for collective bargaining. He said workers should enjoy wages that rise at the same or a faster pace than their employers' profits.

Read more at www.chinadaily.com.cn

 
The gap between highest and lowest-paid workers widens

Date: April 25, 2011
Source: China Daily
Link: www.chinadaily.com.cn

The gap between the capital's highest- and lowest-paid workers widened by almost 13,000 yuan in just three years, according to new statistics.

A survey of employees across 17 industries by researchers at the Beijing Academy of Social Sciences found the income divide stretched from 26,818 yuan in 2006 to 39,087 yuan in 2009.

Read more at www.chinadaily.com.cn

 
Youngor to deduct 3 times of worker’s monthly wage for their taking leaves around Chinese New Year

Date: January 24, 2011
Source: Beijing Morning Post
Link: www.morningpost.com.cn

A notice issued by Ningbo Youngor Sino-Japan Textile and Dyeing Co., Ltd (under Youngor Group, one of the largest shirt producers in China) stipulates that workers who take leaves within 5 days before or after Spring Festival will have a wage deduction 3 times of their monthly salary.  Surprisingly enough, the company admitted they are fully aware of the policy has breached the ‘Labor Contract Law’. ‘We are in need of more labors, as our products have to be exported to the US and some European countries right after the Chinese New Year. We can do nothing but to continue this policy,’ explained the spokesman of Youngor Group.

 
Defying global slump, China has labor shortage

Source: The New-York Times
Author: Keith Bradsher
Date: February 26, 2010
Link: www.nytimes.com

Just a year after laying off millions of factory workers, China is facing an increasingly acute labor shortage.

 
Pressures on wage increases in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA: Government urged to deliver on wage promise

Date: February 11, 2010
Source: Dilshani Samaraweera
Link: www.just-style.com

There have been increasing pressures for wage increases notably in the private sector to reduce the gap between the public sector (where the minimum wage is Sri Lanka Rs 11630 (78 Euro) and the private sector (where the minimum wage is Sri Lanka Rs 6700 (43 Euro).

 
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