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Apparel workers in Bangladesh still...

Apparel workers in Bangladesh still...

Business

Mon, Nov 12 2018

In Bangladesh, as per the latest wage structure, an entry-level operator in apparel sector will get $95...

Apparel workers’ concerns ignored in...

Apparel workers’ concerns ignored in...

Business

Tue, Oct 30 2018

Being aggrieved by the proposed wage rates, several trade union leaders lodged objections with the wage...

Excessive work hours a challenge for...

Excessive work hours a challenge for...

Business

Sun, Oct 7 2018

Interestingly, workers want excessive work hours due to low wages

A cause for celebration?

A cause for celebration?

Mostafiz Uddin

Mon, Sep 24 2018

Some Thoughts on the Minimum Wage Increase of Garment Workers

Int’l trade union platform seeks review...

Int’l trade union platform seeks review...

Business

Sun, Sep 23 2018

Lowering basic salary will deprive workers from retirement benefits, and they will also get less from...

Minimum wage: RMG workers to stage demo...

Minimum wage: RMG workers to stage demo...

Nation

Wed, Sep 19 2018

They announced the decision on Wednesday under the banner of Garments Workers' Trade Union Centre...

Weak negotiation skills blamed for low...

Weak negotiation skills blamed for low...

Business

Mon, Sep 17 2018

Trade union leaders and an apparel sector expert said this wage is insufficient to cover the basic needs...

RMG workers reject minimum wage of Tk8,...

RMG workers reject minimum wage of Tk8,...

Nation

Fri, Sep 14 2018

They said the decision is unjust and illogical

RMG workers reject minimum wage of Tk8,000,...

RMG workers reject minimum wage of...

Business

Fri, Sep 14 2018

They say the decision is ‘unjust and illogical’

RMG workers stage demo for Eid bonus,...

RMG workers stage demo for Eid bonus,...

Dhaka

Fri, Aug 10 2018

They have also demanded announcement of Tk18,000 as minimum wage

What should be the minimum wage for...

What should be the minimum wage for...

Opinion

Mon, Aug 6 2018

The answers are not simple

CPD proposes Tk10,028 as minimum wage...

CPD proposes Tk10,028 as minimum wage...

Business

Mon, Aug 6 2018

CPD Distinguished Fellow Mustafizur Rahman moderated the dialogue

IBC: Set Tk16,000 as minimum wage for...

IBC: Set Tk16,000 as minimum wage for...

Business

Sun, Jul 29 2018

The minimum wage of garment workers must be set at Tk16,000 to elevate Bangladesh into a middle-income,...

The minimum wage debate

The minimum wage debate

Business

Tue, Jul 24 2018

We need to strike a balance between social needs, ability to pay, and macroeconomic issues

RMG workers threaten tougher movement...

RMG workers threaten tougher movement...

Regulations

Fri, Jul 20 2018

Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) President Mujahidul Islam Selim urged the authorities concerned to...

Minimum Wage Board for RMG industry...

Minimum Wage Board for RMG industry...

Business

Sun, Jul 8 2018

After the proposals are submitted, board member will visit RMG factories at home and abroad to learn...

Garment workers protest delay in fixing...

Garment workers protest delay in fixing...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jul 7 2018

The workers, under the banner of “Garments Workers Wage Movement”, began the human chain...

Never forget Rana Plaza

Never forget Rana Plaza

Editorial

Mon, Apr 23 2018

To ensure better working conditions and pay, all stakeholders must play a part

RMG minimum wage board asks for wage...

RMG minimum wage board asks for wage...

Business

Tue, Mar 20 2018

The decision was taken in the first meeting of the Minimum Wage Board

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...

RMG workers demand Tk16,000 as minimum...

RMG workers demand Tk16,000 as minimum...

Labour

Thu, Jan 25 2018

The BGMEA also sought assistance from the federations in helping avoid any possible unrests centering...