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Migrants in the middle

Migrants in the middle

Opinion

Mon, Dec 9 2019

We have done them a severe injustice

Regulation is not enough

Regulation is not enough

Editorial

Fri, Nov 15 2019

There is a need for a stronger monitoring system to make sure nothing happens off the books

Are RMG workers truly empowered?

Are RMG workers truly empowered?

Brig Gen Qazi Abidus Samad

Thu, Jul 25 2019

It is time to get rid of the stigma

What Eid means to an RMG worker

What Eid means to an RMG worker

Brig Gen Qazi Abidus Samad

Fri, Jun 7 2019

It’s the only time of the year when they get a hard-earned break 

Worker dies in Rooppur Nuclear Power...

Worker dies in Rooppur Nuclear Power...

Power & Energy

Fri, May 31 2019

An iron pipe broke and fatally injured him

Standing with the worker

Standing with the worker

Editorial

Wed, May 1 2019

Around 72% garment workers have experienced sexual harassment in one form or the other

Safety through security

Safety through security

Editorial

Tue, Apr 30 2019

Job security for transport workers would ensure accountability, which in turn would ensure road safety...

2 workers killed in crane mishap at...

2 workers killed in crane mishap at...

Nation

Sun, Mar 17 2019

The incident occurred on Saturday night

Worker killed in steel factory accident...

Worker killed in steel factory accident...

Nation

Sat, Mar 9 2019

The deceased was identified as Suruj Mia, 37. He was a crane operator and was from Manikganj...

Informal workers with no formal...

Informal workers with no formal...

Special Supplement

Thu, Mar 7 2019

How the majority of female workers are still trapped as low-wage, flexible labour

Transport leader refuses Quader’s call...

Transport leader refuses Quader’s call...

Dhaka

Sun, Oct 28 2018

Osmal Ali, secretary general of the federation on Sunday said: 'The minister could have requested...

Malaysian rehiring agent conned Bangladeshi...

Malaysian rehiring agent conned Bangladeshi...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 13 2018

The Malaysian Immigration Department is returning the workers to Bangladesh as they were not selected...

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...

Why can we not get an accurate number...

Why can we not get an accurate number...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 25 2018

Labour leaders claim that the numbers are hidden to avoid responsibility of injured workers.

Transport worker killed as bitumen-laden...

Transport worker killed as bitumen-laden...

Nation

Mon, Dec 4 2017

The truck caught fire suddenly while it was stationed at a road development site on the Dhaka

Youth killed in yet another case of...

Youth killed in yet another case of...

Nation

Sat, Sep 30 2017

Police detained the accused

Five workers remain missing a year after...

Five workers remain missing a year after...

Nation

Sun, Sep 10 2017

The devastating boiler blast at Tampaco's factory in Tongi industrial area of Gazipur killed at least...

Stuck in the middle

Stuck in the middle

Law & Rights

Thu, Jul 20 2017

'The employers are taking advantage of this loophole. I think they should provide benefits to these staff...

Madaripur Spinning Mill closed; 20 hurt...

Madaripur Spinning Mill closed; 20 hurt...

Nation

Fri, Jul 14 2017

The clash took place on Friday afternoon following a decision by the district administration to shut...

Three workers plummet to death in Bailey...

Three workers plummet to death in Bailey...

Dhaka

Tue, Jun 6 2017

Three men were working on an elevator scaffolding when it collapsed at around 3pm.

Four commit suicide

Four commit suicide

Nation

Tue, Jun 6 2017

A 16-year old worker of Fu-Wang Group committed suicide after she was laid off from the factory five...