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Owners curtail worker rights, suppress...

Call for safeguarding worker

Business

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Representatives from national and international workers rights groups spoke on the occasion

Labour rights bodies file complaint...

Labour rights bodies file complaint...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jun 11 2018

According to the complaint, the European Commission failed to uphold fundamental human rights in its...

Bangladesh praised for Rohingya aid...

Bangladesh praised for Rohingya aid...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, May 15 2018

The 3rd Cycle of Universal Periodic Review of Bangladesh was held at the 30th session

PM: No benefit in lodging complaints...

PM: No benefit in lodging complaints...

Labour

Tue, May 1 2018

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says some labour leaders are engaged in efforts to defame the country

Long hours, low pay

Long hours, low pay

Special Supplement

Mon, Apr 30 2018

Restaurant workers live by this code

UK reiterates tariff-free access for...

UK reiterates tariff-free access for...

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Mar 17 2018

The UK encouraged Bangladesh to continue addressing human and labour rights issues in the garment...

Experts: Living wage to ensure rational...

Experts: Living wage to ensure rational...

Bangladesh

Sun, Feb 25 2018

The present minimum wage in Bangladesh garment industry is below the poverty level, making it very difficult...

ILO: More than half of employed Bangladeshis...

ILO: More than half of employed Bangladeshis...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jan 23 2018

Of the 63.7 million total employed in Bangladesh in the last year, 36.6 million were in these sorts of...

No progress without worker safety

No progress without worker safety

Editorial

Thu, Nov 16 2017

If we wish to improve our image and our brand to the rest of the world, worker safety is absolutely...

Zara shoppers find hidden notes in their...

Zara shoppers find hidden notes in their...

World

Sun, Nov 5 2017

Zara Shoppers in Turkey find surprise notes pleading for help

European Parliament urged to probe Bangladesh's...

European Parliament urged to probe Bangladesh's...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 13 2017

Bangladesh has a long history of trade union repression, the Clean Clothes Campaign says

Government to set plan to allow trade...

Government to set plan to allow trade...

Business

Fri, May 26 2017

Currently, workers at EPZs enjoy trade union facilities under the Workers’ Welfare Association in line...

A work in progress

A work in progress

Miti Sanjana

Tue, May 2 2017

We seldom talk about the pressing issue of maternity rights for workers

In pictures: May Day 2017

In pictures: May Day 2017

Image Gallery

Mon, May 1 2017

The historic May Day is being observed in Bangladesh on Monday like elsewhere in the world amid a growing...

Crippling workers from within

Crippling workers from within

Bangladesh

Mon, May 1 2017

How the trade union movement in Bangladesh was hijacked

Govt to now allow trade unions in EPZ...

Govt to now allow trade unions in EPZ...

Regulations

Mon, Apr 24 2017

In response to the repeated warnings by the European Union, the Bangladesh government has decided to...

We need greater social dialogue

We need greater social dialogue

Business Tribune

Sun, Apr 23 2017

Workers’ and employers’ knowledge of their rights, obligations and responsibilities are vital to ensuring...

Garment workers' rights still a far...

Garment workers' rights still a far...

Business Tribune

Sun, Apr 23 2017

'Any increase in the number of trade unions is a positive sign regarding workers’ rights. But it is estimated...

Top trade unionist: Bangladesh labour...

Top trade unionist: Bangladesh labour...

Law & Rights

Fri, Apr 21 2017

'It is a good time for Bangladesh to modernise the existing labour laws to allow more trade unions and...

‘Trade unions are only strong if  they...

‘Trade unions are only strong if they...

Law & Rights

Fri, Apr 21 2017

Michael Sommer, vice-chairman of Germany-based foundation Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and a member of the...

HRW criticises Bangladesh for failing...

HRW criticises Bangladesh for failing...

Bangladesh

Tue, Apr 4 2017

Aminul Islam's work often brought him into conflict with garment factory authorities