Bangladesh garment exports rebound from coronavirus crisis
Over 4,500 garment factories of Bangladesh employ more than four million workers -- about two-thirds of them women -- and hundreds of thousands were laid off
1 September 2020, 12:34
RMG industry gets only 35pc production capacity booked: BGMEA
A recent survey has found that only 35 per cent production capacity in the RMG industry has been booked, leaving the remaining 65 per cent empty for the consolidated period of July-December 2020, ...
24 July 2020, 17:33
No announcement made on layoffs: BGMEA
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Saturday said its president Rubana Huq did not “announce” anything about job cuts in the industry from June - although it was not ...
6 June 2020, 14:54
BGMEA president urged to withdraw ‘anti-worker’ statement
The leaders of Bangladesh Confederation of Labour (BCL) on Friday said the national disaster caused by the coronavirus pandemic will be intensified if the owners start laying off readymade garment ...
5 June 2020, 16:33
RMG workers to be laid off: BGMEA president
The layoff of workers in the garment industry which has begun after the Eid holidays is an unfortunate reality, said Rubana Huq, president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters ...
4 June 2020, 16:28
BGMEA identifies 55 COVID-19 positive, suspected cases in factories
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has identified 55 cases of coronavirus including some suspected cases in different factories in Gazipur, Ashulia, Savar and Dhaka
13 May 2020, 2:44
BGMEA requests members not to fire workers in May
BGMEA has requested all of its members not to retrench any worker in May.
9 May 2020, 17:43
Reopening factories a premature decision: Experts
As owners have started reopening some of their readymade garment factories amid the growing coronavirus cases, health experts said such a ‘premature’ step may trigger a deadly outbreak of the ...
28 April 2020, 7:12
Over 50 RMG factories reopen in Narayanganj
Over 50 garment factories reopened in Narayanganj, a hotspot of the COVID-19 infection, on Sunday, reports UNB.
26 April 2020, 17:35
BGMEA prepares draft for running factories amid pandemic
The BGMEA also suggested making arrangements for washing hands at the entrance, spraying disinfectants on shoes and vehicles, and scanning body temperature at the gate
26 April 2020, 3:30