Even with low productivity, a Bangladeshi worker working an average of 14-15 hours a day produces $1,400 or more a month.
The debate over wage increase has risen at a time when the majority of people in the country are suffering due to skyrocketing commodity prices
In order to understand the background of the labour movements in South Asia or the plight of workers, here are some books to add to your reading list.
Concentrating on women workers from Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Pakistan, Women and Work in South Asia also tackles the advancement of individual corporate sectors due to the involvement of women workers.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (May 8, 2022) urged labour leaders not to approach foreigners and complain against the country.
Qatar's population has swollen by almost 40 per cent since the emirate was chosen to the host the 2022 World Cup, official government figures have revealed.
State-run jute mills’ workers of Khulna have blockaded the road and railway in the district to press for their five-point demand. The blockade is running parallel to a strike they are observing since April 4.
US student Otto Warmbier has been given 15 years hard labour in North Korea for crimes against the state.
Only for a few hours on Friday mornings, Mizan and his brother Raihan were given time off work. They spent it playing cricket on the roof of Selim Super Market at Kaliganjbazar in Keraniganj.