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    Income and Wages 10 September 2015

    Beyond Minimum Wages in Corporate Codes of Conduct

    Corporate codes of conduct that only commit companies to pay minimum or market wages to their workers have proven– in most key sourcing countries– insufficient in the task of ensuring workers are fairly compensated. To do their share, global brands must commit to a higher standard than just paying minimum wages.

    by Jason Judd, Andrew Korfhage
    Income and Wages 10 September 2015

    The Bumpy Road to a National Minimum Wage in Germany

    A key driver behind the introduction of the minimum wage was the erosion of the German collective bargaining system that began in the mid-1990s.

    by Claudia Weinkopf
    Income and Wages 21 May 2015

    For Higher Wages, Move Beyond Garments

    All the world's successful industrial policies "those that have delivered the best wages, working conditions and opportunities for economic mobility" have made diversification a central aim. Countries like Bangladesh must do the same.

    Income and Wages 10 July 2013

    Global Wage Trends for Apparel Workers

    Declining wages and persistent poverty for garment workers in a majority of the world's leading apparel-exporting countries raises doubt that export-led development strategies create a rising tide that lifts all boats.

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