workplace safety

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Bangladesh not eligible for US funds due to labour rights concerns

Bangladesh is not eligible to receive funding from the US International Development Finance Corporation because of concerns about labour rights violations.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

EU parliamentarians praise Bangladesh’s commitment to tackle child labour, workplace safety

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have warmly praised Bangladesh’s determination to meet its commitment to International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards.

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

Accord: blessing turns burden?

The call for suspending the operations of the Accord, an inspection and remediation platform of more than 200 global clothing retailers and brands, has been getting louder as garment factory owners are being forced to spend several billion dollars to improve workplace safety.

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

Educating the youth for a safe future of work is crucial

In the Asia-Pacific region, more people than anywhere else start working from a young age. As youth, they often work in hazardous and exploitative jobs to earn income for their families. Some of this work also constitutes child labour. This year, for World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the ILO is focusing on improving the working conditions of young workers as well as bringing an end to child labour.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

CPD hails reform measures

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday lauded the reforms made after the Rana Plaza disaster to ensure workers' safety at