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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...

RMG workers clash with cops in Narayanganj,...

RMG workers clash with cops in Narayanganj,...

Nation

Mon, Oct 22 2018

The clash broke out on yesterday morning

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

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...

3 found dead in Ashulia, Savar

3 found dead in Ashulia, Savar

Dhaka

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Two of the deceased were readymade garment (RMG) workers

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...

A2i, USAID jointly launch 6 Digital...

A2i, USAID jointly launch 6 Digital...

Development

Fri, Aug 17 2018

At present, 5,268 digital centres at the union, municipal, and city corporation levels, are delivering...

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...

First impressions never lie

First impressions never lie

Business

Tue, Jul 17 2018

To realize the huge possibilities in RMG, we need to improve the face of Bangladesh to the world

RMG workers reject Tk6,360 minimum wage...

RMG workers reject Tk6,360 minimum wage...

Regulations

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Ready-made garment (RMG) workers have rejected the proposed new minimum wage of Tk6,360 recommended...

Protesting RMG workers block off major...

Protesting RMG workers block off major...

Dhaka

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Protesters alleged that the RMG factory authorities closed down the factory without any prior notice...

Bangladesh RMG compact on workers’ safety...

Bangladesh RMG compact on workers’ safety...

Business

Tue, Jun 26 2018

The latest high-level meeting of the international compact to improve the rights and safety of

Report: Training program helps female...

Report: Training program helps female...

Business

Wed, May 30 2018

According to a University of Oxford evaluation of a training program by the International Finance

A level-playing field will ensure transparency...

A level-playing field will ensure transparency...

Business

Mon, May 28 2018

‘We would actually accept to pay the price as long as we know that we will get some benefits out...

RMG workers demand salary, bonus before...

RMG workers demand salary, bonus before...

Business

Sun, May 27 2018

Leaders of Bangladesh Garments Workers’ Unity Council (BGWUC) on Saturday demanded that RMG factory...

Labour unrest likely at garment factories...

Labour unrest likely at garment factories...

Business

Wed, May 23 2018

According to an intelligence report, labour unrest is feared at more than a hundred garment factories...

Rainbows end in the delta

Rainbows end in the delta

Niaz Alam

Fri, May 18 2018

'Change the mindset and more tangible improvements can follow'

It is the workers who matter

It is the workers who matter

Forrest Cookson

Fri, May 18 2018

The RMG sector needs to focus on its workers in order to progress in any tangible way

Giving the workers a piece of the...

Giving the workers a piece of the...

Rehman Sobhan

Fri, May 18 2018

'It would be both just and also efficient to graduate workers from adversaries engaged in a class...