• Pave way for unionisation in garments: HRW

    Bangladesh government should urgently remove legal and practical obstacles to unionization in garment industries, Human Rights Watch says.

  • foreign workers

    Not a worker to be hired by KL

    Following a series of controversies, Malaysian deputy prime minister yesterday said the initial plan to bring in 1.5 million Bangladeshi

  • Trade union in EPZs gets nod

    The cabinet yesterday finally gave the nod to the draft Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law 2016, with provisions for forming legal trade unions in factories inside of the Export Processing Zones (EPZ).

  • EPZs may get trade unions; draft law approved

    Cabinet gives final approval to the draft of the ‘The Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law, 2016’ keeping a provision for constituting labour organisations in the Export Processing Zones (EPZs) as well as forming a permanent wage board for their workers.

  • Life at death yard

    Frequent accidents have been claming lives or seriously injuring many workers in Chittagong shipbreaking yards over the years, largely