Bangladesh garment workers protest for jobs, pay

Vol. 84/No. 16 - April 27, 2020

“We want our wages!” and “Break the black hands of the owners!” shouted thousands of garment workers as they protested in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 13. Actions started April 12 and continued for days. They hit all the major production centers…

Bangladesh: Workers fight moves to shut off jobs, pay

Vol. 84/No. 15 - April 20, 2020
Garment workers outside Crown Wears factory in Bhaluka, Bangladesh, organize protest April 6 demanding March wages. Showing up for work after 10-day lockdown, they were met with sign saying factory would remain closed and information on pay would come later.

Workers in the centers of garment production in Asia and elsewhere are taking heavy blows from decisions taken by the capitalist bosses in Europe and North America to shut down whole sections of their economies, including much of the clothing…