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Rickshaws continue to grow in numbers...

Rickshaws continue to grow in numbers...

Dhaka

Sat, Nov 4 2017

The city corporation has not issued any licences to rickshaws in decades, but trade unions have taken...

Report: Bangladesh among 10 worst countries...

Report: Bangladesh among 10 worst countries...

What the World Says

Thu, Jun 22 2017

Labour law in Bangladesh requires an unreasonably high 30% of workers to agree to form a union and mandates...

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...

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...

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...

EU wants trade unions in EPZ

EU wants trade unions in EPZ

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Apr 20 2017

The International Labour Organisation conventions stipulate trade unions in their foreign trade...

Govt declares services in Biman essentials...

Govt declares services in Biman essentials...

Bangladesh

Sun, Apr 2 2017

The order will remain in effect for six months.

Govt to adjust workers welfare association...

Govt to adjust workers welfare association...

Economy

Tue, Mar 28 2017

There is a question about trade union at EPZ, but Bangladesh has WWA, which is almost similar to trade...

Call to set national standard in victim...

Call to set national standard in victim...

Business

Wed, Mar 22 2017

BILS called for a compensation of Tk15 lakh for accidental deaths or injuries. It also said treatment...

Global protests grow over Bangladesh...

Global protests grow over Bangladesh...

Law & Rights

Sat, Feb 18 2017

Protests have taken place in 16 cities including Berlin, Geneva, London, Brussels, The Hague, Washington...

Trade union leaders hold demo at BGMEA...

Trade union leaders hold demo at BGMEA...

Business

Tue, Dec 27 2016

Trade union leaders yesterday staged demonstration in front of BGMEA to press home a number of their...

Trade talk

Trade talk

Weekend Tribune

Sun, Sep 4 2016

“Thank you for your answer last week regarding the formation of trade unions. I understand now that I...