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'Ratification of ILO Convention 189 is a must'

The main objective of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention-189 is to effectively protect the human rights and development of domestic workers

'Ratification of ILO Convention 189 is a must'

Interview: Tasneem Siddiqui

‘It is not impossible to recover the dues of the returned migrants’

After drugs and arms smuggling, human trafficking is the third largest underground business. Its network is worldwide

Tasneem Siddiqui

Women hardest-hit in pandemic job market: ILO

Globally, between 2019 and 2020, 4.2 per cent of women's employment was eliminated as a result of the pandemic, representing a drop of 54 million jobs, compared to 3 per cent of men’s employment or ...

Women hardest-hit in pandemic job market: ILO

Workplace deaths increase in non-RMG industries

At least 168 workers died in factory fires between 2018 and 7 July 2021. Of them 167 workers were from the non-RMG sector. The fire incident injured more than 300 non-RMG workers and at least 40 RMG ...

Workplace deaths increase in non-RMG industries

Safety at the workplace must be given priority

The concerned regulatory bodies seem responsive only when a massive industrial disaster happens. After a few days, the irregularities continue as they were

Safety at the workplace must be given priority

Narayanganj factory fire

ILO urges to follow nat'l code in building construction and maintenance

ILO is shocked and saddened by the tragic incident of a fire at Hashem Food and Beverage factory in Rupganj of Narayanganj which caused the loss of life of at least 52 workers

ILO urges to follow nat'l code in building construction and maintenance

Bangladesh reelected ILO deputy member

Bangladesh has been reelected deputy member of the governing body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) from the Asia-Pacific region for the term 2021-2024.

Bangladesh reelected ILO deputy member

Long working hours increase deaths from heart disease, stroke: WHO, ILO

Long working hours led to 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 per cent increase since 2000

Long working hours increase deaths from heart disease, stroke: WHO, ILO

Failure will prolong ending child labour

The labour ministry fails to proceed with a Tk284 crore project meant for pulling 100,000 children out of hazardous jobs

Failure will prolong ending child labour

Covid-19

Health protocol in factories to be monitored by 23 special teams

During the seven-day all-out lockdown in the country, mills and factories will be kept open, adhering strictly to the health protocol

RMG workers are seen in front of a factory in Savar
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