Labour Day

Why wages don't rise with a tighter labour market

As the US celebrated Labour Day on September 3, millions of the working majority were wondering what happened to the powerful labour unions or the promise of rising wages in a growing economy.

May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019

A story untold

I was born in Nabinagar thana, Brahmanbaria district (the then Comilla district). My ancestors were not involved in any kind of job or business. At one point, our insolvency reached a point where it was no longer possible for me to continue my education, so I moved to Dhaka to earn a living.

September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018

Why wages don't rise with a tighter labour market

As the US celebrated Labour Day on September 3, millions of the working majority were wondering what happened to the powerful labour unions or the promise of rising wages in a growing economy.

April 22, 2018
April 22, 2018

May Day rally: BNP team to meet home minister

BNP will seek cooperation from the government for holding a gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka marking Labour Day on May 1.

May 1, 2017
May 1, 2017

Workers rally on May Day in Dhaka

Amid a growing demand for a new salary structure for workers and ensuring their justified rights, the historic May Day is observed in the country.