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December 23, 2022
December 23, 2022

Robbing the migrants blind

Employers, host countries must be held accountable for wage theft

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Tell me about problems instead of complaining to foreigners: PM to labour leaders

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (May 8, 2022) urged labour leaders not to approach foreigners and complain against the country. 

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Voices of the People Keeping Food on Our Tables

Eight individuals, who shared their experiences of risk, determination, resilience, and hope.

May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019

Jute mill workers take to streets for arrears

The demonstration for arrears by state-owned jute mill workers turned violent once again as agitators vandalised at least 50 vehicles while blocking roads in Dhaka’s Demra yesterday, police said.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Demand to hike budget for migrants, their families

Activists have demanded that the government increase budgetary allocation for migrants and their families in the upcoming national budget of 2016-17.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

CPD lauds safety steps at factories, says more needs done

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) lauds the reforms in ensuring safety standard at garment factories in three years, following Rana Plaza disaster, and adds that more needs to be done.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Pave way for unionisation in garments: HRW

Bangladesh government should urgently remove legal and practical obstacles to unionization in garment industries, Human Rights Watch says.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Jute sector gets Tk 1,000cr boost

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the finance ministry to allocate Tk 1,000 crore to the textiles and jute ministry for arrear salaries and wages of jute mill workers and modernisation of the state-owned jute mills to make them profitable.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

Govt allocates Tk 1,000cr to pay jute mills workers

The government has allocated Tk 1,000 crore to buy jute and clear the dues of the workers of state-run jute mills amid an ongoing strike and agitation in Khulna.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Public safety ignored

Construction of the massive 8.7km Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover in the capital without adequate safety measures is putting the workers' lives and public safety in great danger, said experts.