Posted: November 28, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Third People’s Tribunal into garment industry wages delivered its verdict in Bangalore, India on Sunday. This post contains a link to the full verdict.

Asia Floor Wage

Download full verdict document here

The verdict of a tribunal to assess human rights abuses faced by workers in the Indian garment industry was announced today in Bangalore.

Judges found overwhelming evidence of ‘grave and systematic violations of individual and collective human rights’ suffered by garment workers and called for immediate action to be taken by a variety of stakeholders.

The verdict follows a two day hearing in which over 250 garment workers from Gurgaon, Tirupur and Bangalore gathered to give evidence pointing to the fact that a living wage and decent working conditions are a pressing necessity in the industry.

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  1. marksolock says:

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