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Brands back Cambodia industry-wide wage bargaining

Nothing less than industry-wide collaboration will work when it comes to creating living wages in the garment industry, unions say, as talks...

Mitigating footwear sourcing risks in Vietnam

As the second largest footwear supplier to the US, Vietnam is already an important part of the production portfolio for many US footwear com...

Will Vietnam struggle with impending trade deals?

Clothing and textile industry specialists have warned just-style that the Vietnam-European Union (EU) free-trade deal struck earlier this mo...

Transparency boosts compliance in Cambodia

Transparent reporting of garment factory compliance in Cambodia is helping to improve conditions for workers, a new study has found, despite...

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Cambodia sets new minimum wage at US$140 9 Oct 2015

Michelle Russell

Cambodia has set its new minimum wage for clothing workers at US$140 per month, a 9.4% increase on the current wage of $128 - but well below the $168 that unions had been seeking.

Vietnam releases new textile dye regulations 6 Oct 2015

Michelle Russell

Vietnam has released a new regulation that specifies requirements on the permitted amount of formaldehyde and azo dyes in textile products manufactured, imported and traded in the country.

Unions agree proposed Cambodia minimum wage 30 Sep 2015

Michelle Russell

A group of independent and pro-government trade unions has agreed on a proposal for a new US$168 monthly minimum wage in the Cambodian garment sector, although talks are still underway with employers.

Crystal expands sustainability with Cambodia plant 22 Sep 2015

Leonie Barrie

Hong Kong based garment manufacturing giant Crystal Group is hoping to replicate the success of its “Chinese role model sustainable denim jeans factory” with its new facility in Cambodia.

Unions and wages top buyers' concerns in Cambodia 9 Sep 2015

Katie Smith

Trade union laws and wage negotiations are rocking garment buyers' confidence in sourcing from Cambodia, one of the country's trade organisations has revealed.

Cambodia builds garment industry training school 9 Sep 2015

Katie Smith

Construction of a specialised training institute for Cambodian garment workers got underway at the beginning of September, just-style has been told.

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