Roundtable Meeting on Living Wages in the Garment Sector


On 17th June 2016, over 40 academicians, trade union activists, suppliers, brands and representatives of civil society organizations attended the roundtable meeting on the living wage issue organized by Cividep India in Bangalore, India. Mind the Gap: How the global brands are not doing enough to ensure a dignified life for workers in the garment and electronics industry in India, a recent publication by Future in Our Hands, Norway and Cividep India, served as the backdrop against which this social dialogue was initiated to understand the current scenario of living wages in the garment industry in India, and to provide a platform to brands and organizations to share experiences and lessons from their initiatives.