Piece rate pay and working conditions in the export garment sector

This discussion paper is the result of a collaborative effort between the Inclusive Labour Markets, Labour Relations and Working Conditions (INWORK) Branch of the Conditions of Work and Equality Department of the ILO, and the Better Work programme of the Governance Department of the ILO. Better Work is a joint programme of the ILO and IFC. The author wishes to express thanks for the valuable comments, contributions and ideas from Patrick Belser (INWORK), Jeffrey Eisenbraun (Better Work), Najati Ghosheh (INWORK), and Arianna Rossi (Better Work).