Unless a holistic approach is taken, the sector will continue to fall short of international standards.
After more than two weeks of unrest in the garment sector over minimum wages, normalcy has started to be restored with almost all factories reopening and workers returning to their workplaces yesterday.
At least 12 garment factories of Gazipur were declared closed after workers resumed protests demanding a minimum monthly wage of Tk 23,000
Female worker was shot dead yesterday in clash with police following union leaders' rejection of new minimum wage
Forty-eight platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed in Dhaka and nearby districts to ensure security at garment factories
The wage board for garment workers has set the minimum salary at Tk 12,500, a little over half of what workers demand.