Labour

Labour

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

US seizes Malaysia's Top Glove shipment on forced labour concerns

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said on Wednesday it seized a shipment of disposable gloves from Malaysia's Top Glove Corp Bhd estimated to be worth $518,000, on indications they were made ...

US seizes Malaysia's Top Glove shipment on forced labour concerns

May Day

Ensure health safety at the workplace

As the number of coronavirus cases has spiked at present, emphasis must be placed on health safety in all workplaces, including workers wearing masks and maintaining health and hygiene protocol in ...

Ensure health safety at the workplace

Historic May Day today

The historic May Day will be observed today, (1 May) in the country and elsewhere across the world with due respect

Historic May Day today

RMG workers entangled in debt, says study

Wages in the readymade garment industry may have dropped, but the cost of living hasn't. This has got the RMG workers entangled in debt

RMG workers entangled in debt, says study

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

UK's Next pauses Myanmar orders, switching to Bangladesh, Cambodia, China

Next's orders previously going to Myanmar have now been split between Bangladesh, Cambodia and China.

UK's Next pauses Myanmar orders, switching to Bangladesh, Cambodia, China

Survey report

13pc factories lay off workers

The first wave of coronavirus pandemic hit workers in one out of four garments factories

13pc factories lay off workers

Virtual roundtable

Special initiative required for workers of the fishing community

Attention must be increased towards fishermen of the sea in order to exploit the vast resources of fish in the ocean, said speakers at a virtual roundtable on Monday. The event has organised by ...

Top row (L-R) Mujibul Huq, Abdus Sattar Mandal
Bottom row (L-R) Shaheen Anam, Rezaul Karim Chowdhury

Readymade garment industry

Foreign brands make huge profits ignoring labour rights

Several thousand workers of the readymade garment factory Stylecraft Limited in Gazipur, staged a protest last December seeking their dues

Foreign brands make huge profits ignoring labour rights
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