Factories are bearing the brunt of unrest by having to bear shipping costs and counting losses on price...
The workers began demonstrating around 9am on Thursday for the fifth consecutive day
There are around 500 factories in Savar and Ashulia
Workers blocked a road near Enam Medical College and Hospital
Apparel workers took to the streets in Uttara and Mirpur, demanding a change in the wage structure
They had blocked Airport road on Sunday but disbanded only after garments' owners assured them of...
The roadblock created serious traffic on either side of the road, causing it to eventually spread to...
Rationing systems for day labourers, farm workers and underprivileged population, manifesto says
In Bangladesh, as per the latest wage structure, an entry-level operator in apparel sector will get $95...
Being aggrieved by the proposed wage rates, several trade union leaders lodged objections with the wage...
Interestingly, workers want excessive work hours due to low wages
Some Thoughts on the Minimum Wage Increase of Garment Workers
Lowering basic salary will deprive workers from retirement benefits, and they will also get less from...
They announced the decision on Wednesday under the banner of Garments Workers' Trade Union Centre...
Trade union leaders and an apparel sector expert said this wage is insufficient to cover the basic needs...
They said the decision is unjust and illogical
They say the decision is ‘unjust and illogical’
They have also demanded announcement of Tk18,000 as minimum wage
The answers are not simple
CPD Distinguished Fellow Mustafizur Rahman moderated the dialogue
The minimum wage of garment workers must be set at Tk16,000 to elevate Bangladesh into a middle-income,...
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