Bangladesh raises wages for garment workers after violent protests

The garment workers shout as they protest for higher wages in Dhaka, Bangladesh January 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh raised wages for garment workers on Sunday following a week of demonstrations calling for higher salaries, the country‚Äôs commerce minister said. The protests, which led to clashes with police that killed one worker and wounded dozens more, pushed the Bangladesh government to form a panel of factory owners, union leaders and […]

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