Garments companies not paying minimum wages: Workers

Garments companies not paying minimum wages: Workers

Submitted by Subeditor on Fri, 2016-01-29 22:18 Bengaluru: Garments and Textile Workers Union are staging a protest rally in the city on Jan 31 against the exploitative behaviour of garment companies who they claim are not paying them minimum salary and are also urging them to work more than 8 hours.Addressing media persons at the press club of Bangalore, they said more than 5 lakh workers were employed in garment industries and 90 percent of them were women. But the garment companies, which are earning profits from their labour, were not paying them minimum salaries.Companies which earned profits by exporting finished goods to fashion giants such as GAP, NIKE, WALMART and H