garment worker

January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019

RMG Unrest: No 'innocent' to be sacked

No “innocent” garment worker would be suspended, but those who got involved in criminal activities during the weeklong labour unrest would be punished, the BGMEA president said yesterday.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

Rape on running bus: 5 transport workers remanded

Dhaka court places five transport workers on a three-day remand each in a case filed over a gang rape incident in a moving bus on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Dhamrai.

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

3 held for ‘raping’ garment worker in Dhaka

Police have arrested three youths in connection with “raping” a garment worker in Mirpur area of Dhaka.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

Eid allowance: RMG workers for payment before 20th Ramadan

Different garment workers' associations call upon the factory owners to pay the apparel workers’ salary and Eid allowance before the 20th Ramadan.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

Six transport leaders sued for cover-up bid

Nine transport workers and leaders have been sued over the “gang-rape” of a female garment worker in a moving bus in Tangail on Friday.

November 15, 2015
November 15, 2015

RMG worker burnt in acid attack dies

A garment worker, who was injured in an acid attack allegedly by her husband in Savar, died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

August 3, 2015
August 3, 2015

Trying to save child, man dies under train

A garment worker dies under a train when he tried to save a child standing on the rail tracks in Dhaka’s Banani area.

May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

Protesting garment workers

IT is a story of aggrieved garment workers – with a difference! The ring of familiarity ends with their demand for payment of arrear salaries when this is drowned in the more strident chorus of serious grievances.

April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015

Let there be light

AT the beginning of the industrial revolution, a farmer was also able to make shoes, and the women spent their days making handmade pottery and spinning yarn or cloth.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

Mourning the violence of capital(ism)

ON March 21, 2014, I received the news that Sumaya Khatun, my friend and comrade, a 16-year-old girl who used to work at Tazreen Garments, passed away after battling a cancerous tumour for over a year.