The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association wants to establish more reasonable wage standards for the country’s ready-made garment sector—and any potential shifts could come with a wage hike, too.

The BGMEA has asked the government to form a wage board for workers in order to review existing rates, establish a monthly minimum wage, and potentially create a framework for more regular increases.

Workers’ wages in Bangladesh haven’t increased from the current 5,300 taka ($63) rate that took effect in 2013.

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