From the TUC

Solidarity with Bangladeshi textile trade unions

09 Aug 2010, By

The TUC has joined US and international colleagues to support the struggle being waged by Bangladeshi textile trade unions for a minimum wage of just £45 a month. Colleagues from Unite have been to Bangladesh with their US counterparts in the USW, and have supported the strikers with adverts in the local media demonstrating solidarity from workers around the world. As well as supporting the specific demands of the striking workers, many of whom are part of the global union federation ITGLWF, solidarity is needed to defend freedom of association in the RMG (ready made garment) sector, which is the only long term solution to workers’ problems in the country.

One Response to Solidarity with Bangladeshi textile trade unions

  1. ACT NOW: Back textile workers in Bangladesh | STRONGER UNIONS
    Sep 20th 2010, 3:18 pm

    […] emergency resolution on the situation facing garment workers in Bangladesh, which we had already covered earlier in the summer, but now it’s time to take action to defend the trade unionists who […]