RMG workers

May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019

RMG workers to get salary, Eid bonus by June 2

Garment workers can expect to receive their Eid bonus by the end of this month and two-third the salaries for May by June 2 as the government looks to avoid any labour unrest that invariably flares...

May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019

Govt committed to RMG workers’ welfare: commerce secretary

The government is firmly committed to the Sustainability Compact and the welfare of millions of readymade garment (RMG) workers, said Commerce Secretary Mofizul Islam.

April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019

WHY ARE FACTORIES DEEMED UNSAFE STILL OPERATIONAL?

When the Accord and Alliance signed on different brands from all over the world after the Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, they pledged that the factories that these brands will do business with will...

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

Garment workers' struggle to find affordable housing

The garments industry plays a crucial role in our economy. The welfare of the 4.2 million workers in this industry is vital for our achievement of middle-income status.

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

Health issues of RMG workers need attention

Garment workers have received a fair share of attention over the last few years due to their poor working conditions, low wages and benefits, and inadequate facilities at their factories of...

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019

Savar RMG workers demonstrate for arrear

The workers of a closed readymade garment factory stage demonstration in Savar, on the outskirts area of Dhaka, demanding their four months’ arrears.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

Readymade Garment Sector: Revised wage sees protests subside

The magnitude of unrest in Bangladesh’s garments industry comes down after yesterday’s revision of wages and threats of factory closure.

January 13, 2019
January 13, 2019

RMG unrest: 10 hurt in ‘cop action’ in Ashulia

Ten people are injured when police charge batons and use water cannons to disperse the readymade garment workers, who blocked the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Ashulia protesting disparity in their new...

January 12, 2019
January 12, 2019

Action if any attempt made to create anarchy: DMP chief

Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia says the law enforcers will take immediate action if any attempt is made to create anarchy centring the ongoing protests by garment workers...

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

RMG unrest: Journo hurt in ‘cop action’ in Gazipur

A journalist of a private television channel is allegedly beat up by police during a chase and counter chase with protesting garment workers on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Gazipur.