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BB creates Tk3,000cr loan fund for workers'...

BB creates Tk3,000cr loan fund for workers'...

Banks

Fri, Jul 24 2020

The tenure of the loans would be 24 months, including a six-month grace period, meaning exporters will...

RMG workers block Ring Road in demand...

RMG workers block Ring Road in demand...

Dhaka

Fri, Apr 24 2020

About 100-150 embroidery factory workers blocked the road around 11am, demanding their wages for...

It’s time to do the right thing,...

It’s time to do the right thing,...

Mostafiz Uddin

Fri, Apr 17 2020

The brand stood by us after the Rana Plaza disaster -- can it prove once again that it is a true friend...

Canadian legislators approve wage subsidy...

Canadian legislators approve wage subsidy...

World

Sun, Apr 12 2020

The economy lost a record 1 million jobs last month

Ship-breaking industry: Minimum wage...

Ship-breaking industry: Minimum wage...

Business

Wed, Dec 25 2019

Published on February 11 of 2018, the gazette notification fixed the minimum salary at Tk16,000 in total...

From the frying pan into Saudi...

From the frying pan into Saudi...

Abak Hussain

Sun, Nov 24 2019

Protect our migrant workers, don’t just ban them from going

The media business is a long-term...

The media business is a long-term...

Ekram Kabir

Sat, Nov 9 2019

How journalism can survive

Ethnicity pay gap: Bangladeshi workers...

Ethnicity pay gap: Bangladeshi workers...

Europe

Wed, Jul 10 2019

Bangladeshi and Pakistani workers earned 20.2% and 16.9% per hour including overtime less than their...

Living up to the promise

Living up to the promise

Editorial

Mon, Jun 3 2019

RMG companies need to be more transparent when it comes to ensuring living wages for their workers

Time to stop

Time to stop

Tribune Editorial

Tue, Jan 15 2019

It is important that the workers pay heed to the solution proposed

A harbinger of change?

A harbinger of change?

Our RMG sector needs to evolve in order to keep up 

Govt-formed body decides to make RMG...

Govt-formed body decides to make RMG...

Nation

Sat, Jan 12 2019

In an emergency meeting on Saturday, the government formed committee on Saturday decided, in principle,...

Discrepancies they find

Discrepancies they find

Nation

Tue, Jan 8 2019

The continuous unrest in the apparel sector compelled the newly appointed Commerce Minister and State...

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 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...

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...

A day of solidarity

A day of solidarity

Editorial

Mon, Apr 30 2018

Unless and until we treat our workers as fellow human beings, we cannot claim to have progressed as a...

Minister: Half of unpaid wages of jute...

Minister: Half of unpaid wages of jute...

Business

Wed, Jan 24 2018

Almost 26,718 workers of eight Khulna-Jessore region’s state-owned jute mills have been on strike since...

Minimum wage for RMG workers: What do...

Minimum wage for RMG workers: What do...

Business

Wed, Jan 17 2018

Minimum wage calculations must take into account some key factors such as number of dependent family...

Narayanganj shows the way in prisoner...

Narayanganj shows the way in prisoner...

Editorial

Thu, Dec 28 2017

Vocational programs like these can contribute directly to the economy by putting idle labour to productive...