New guide to help garment industry implement living wages by Fair Wear Foundation
Author: Fair Wear Foundation, Amsterdam, Published on: 5 December 2016
"Fair Wear Foundation launches innovative guide book on living wages", 5 Dec 2016
How can garment brands make real progress on living wages? This complex question lies at the heart of FWF’s latest publication, ‘Living Wages: An Explorer’s Notebook’. The innovative guide for garment brands provides initial steps to answer this question, based on real-life experience...defines nine obstacles that stand in the way of living wages, and offers some solutions for overcoming them. Five frontrunner FWF members showcase what wage pilots can look like and share real-life stories of how they managed to increase workers’ wages by effectively involving them in the process...the cases offer proof that working around roadblocks to living wages is indeed possible...Garment workers need higher wages and there is no single, simple solution for it.