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Bangladesh Preps for Protests as Workers Reject Minimum Wage Proposal

Labor unrest may be around the corner for Bangladesh. Workers and their representatives in the Southeast Asian nation have been seeking a minimum wage increase to 16,000 Bangladeshi taka ($189) per month—that’s triple the 5,300 taka ($63) rate they’re currently making. Those who pay them, however, aren’t backing the boost. This week, amid meetings with…

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