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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...

Where collective action leads us

Where collective action leads us

Tribune Supplements

Sun, Nov 26 2017

That’s fine but that’s not something that everyone can do, there are still going to be those entry level...

Global economy: In work, but out of...

Global economy: In work, but out of...

Economy

Sat, Sep 30 2017

Wages and salaries have grown -- but only gradually and at nothing like a rate to imply pressure

Can you see the cracks?

Can you see the cracks?

Shuprova Tasneem , Shuprova Tasneem

Tue, Apr 25 2017

We cannot continue to ignore the voices of those who contribute so much to the economy

Nonsense about the minimum and living...

Nonsense about the minimum and living...

Tim Worstall

Sun, Jan 1 2017

Raise the GDP and the wages will naturally follow

Chunnu: No wage increase for RMG...

Chunnu: No wage increase for RMG...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 27 2016

The government has no plan to revise the wage of readymade garment workers, State Minister for Labour...

New wage board for RMG workers...

New wage board for RMG workers...

Business

Tue, Dec 27 2016

The Dhaka District Magistrate in a report has recommended the Cabinet Division to form a new wage board...

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...

Dutch minister: Living wage a challenge...

Dutch minister: Living wage a challenge...

Business

Fri, Sep 30 2016

Bangladesh faces the challenges of ensuring living wages for workers, transparency in value chain and...