Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of chairman of Labour Appellate Tribunal, former justice of the High Court Division and former law secretary M Abdul Hye.
Dhaka prepares migrant workers for post-Covid labour market
Dhaka, Dec 23 – The Bangladesh government is equipping the migrant workers with more skills to prepare them for the post-pandemic global labour market.
COVID-19 leading to substantial labour income losses: ILO
Geneva, 24 Sep (Kanaga Raja) – The high losses in working hours caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantial losses in labour income for workers around the world, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said.
Fresh look at labour market to tap skilled workers’ demand
Dhaka, Aug 10 – The government considers enhancing the skills of the work force and their productivity to fulfill the demand of the labour markets, both at home and abroad, aiming to face the adverse impact of COVID-19 that devastated…
Ban production of GM golden rice: BD Agri Farm Labour Fed
Dhaka, Oct 17 – Highlighting the negative effects of genetically modified (GM) food on human body, speakers at a convention on Thursday urged the government and other stakeholders to stop the commercial production of GM golden rice being marketed as…
UK Labour for Parliament recall as no-deal Brexit papers out
Labour has said it is “more important than ever” that Parliament is recalled after the government published its no-deal Brexit assessment.
Labour disputes in Oman on fast-track resolution system
Muscat: In a first for Oman, expats can now take their labour grievances to a dedicated ‘Reconciliation Committee’, which has the legal power to enforce settlements. The Ministry of Manpower of Oman has announced the pilot scheme in Muscat in…
Bahrain’s labour force shrinks
Bahrain’s labour force shrank for the first time in five years in 2017 as the Gulf island kingdom tackled tough economic conditions. In comments carried by state-run Bahrain News Agency, minister of labour and social development Jameel bin Mohammed Ali…
UK Labour MP Lewis denies groping claim
UK Labour MP Clive Lewis has “completely” denied an allegation that he groped a woman at the party’s annual conference. The Labour Party is investigating after a formal complaint was made against the Norwich South MP on Friday. The former…