Several hundred bidi workers have protested against a proposal for tax-hike on the bidi industry by some NGOs from the next fiscal year.
At least 20 workers were injured on Monday during a clash with police in Gazipur as they demonstrated for extended Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.
Bangladesh Hotel Restaurant Sweetmeat Workers Federation (BHRSWF) will stage demonstrations across the country, including in the capital, on Tuesday demanding their salaries, dues and festival bonus.
Five workers of a coal-based power plant of S Alam Group were shot to death and 25 others injured in a clash between police and workers over payment of their dues in Banshkhali Upazila of Chattogram district on Saturday.
Shop owners and employees of New Market and adjacent shopping malls staged demonstrations for the second consecutive day on Monday protesting the closure of shopping malls
During the meeting, Bangladesh Ambassador requested the adviser to resume recruitment of Bangladesh workforce to the company.
A Charter of Demands written by the South Asian Regional Trade Union Council (SARTUC) has been issued. The Charter of Demands aims to show support to the 12 Indian Trade Unions and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) – Asia-…
The government has taken an initiatives to send workers to six new countries as a part of efforts to export manpower to alternative labour markets.
The Qatar’s Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (ALDSA) has announced the adoption of Law No. 17 of 2020 that sets the minimum wage of all workers, including domestic workers, at QAR 1,000 per month as a basic…
‘mCash’, mobile banking service of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has transferred Tk.285.48 crore to garment workers as part of the government- announced incentives from 19 April 2020 to 25 August 2020.
Khulna Aug 24 – Jute mill workers staged a demonstration to press home a 14-point set of demands, including reopening of the 25 state-owned jute mills, in the city’s Khalishpur area on Monday.
BNP on Monday alleged that the government is deceiving the workers of 25 laid-off state-owned jute mills by not paying their dues.
Dhaka, July 26: Coming down heavily on BNP leaders for their criticism every now and then, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud SUnday said their massive corruption, politics of bomb attacks and wrong handling of natural disasters have made them (BNP)…
Workers from the different professions rallied with organised labour on Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality.
Dhaka, July 15 – More than 100 thousand Bangladeshi workers are stranded due to coronavirus outbreak and waiting to leave the country, said Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (Baira) on Wednesday.
Mentioning that there is a diplomatic pressure on Bangladesh for bringing back Bangladeshi expatriate workers from the Middle East countries, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government has taken multifaceted diplomatic initiatives to deal with it.
Chief Coordinator of Ganasanghati Andolan Zonayed Saki on Wednesday said that the workers of state-owned Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) will not accept its closure as it is an arrangement to “loot the state wealth and smuggling them abroad”.
By Ruth Romer LONDON, May 22 2020 (IPS) – As COVID-19 lockdown restrictions across the globe start to be relaxed, the collective conversation has shifted towards plans for a ‘new normal.’
Shop employees of Gausia market staged demonstrations and blocked Mirpur Road for an hour on Sunday demanding their arrears.
Dhaka, May 04 – Readymade garment (RMG) workers of factories that were kept shut during the general holidays, will receive 65 percent salary for the month of April.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has urged governments to take action to prevent and control COVID-19 in workplace, with active involvement and dialogue with employers’ and workers’ organisations as the pressure mounts on countries to ease their lockdown restrictions
News Desk Bangladesh Small Cottage and Industries Corporation (BSCIC) on Satueday urged the authorities concerned to provide healthcare services to all those engaged in producing essential items and medicines in all industrial areas on a priority basis.
Geneva, Xinhua/UNB, April 12 – The COVID-19 pandemic has hit over 22,000 healthcare workers across 52 countries and regions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday.
News Desk Bangladesh Bank (BB) has issued an instruction on opening mobile financial service (MFS) accounts for all workers and employees of export-oriented industries and factories by April 20 to facilitate providing salaries and allowances from government’s financial package.
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Another 224 Bangladeshi workers were deported by Saudi Arabia on Saturday, although many of them claimed to have legal documents.
Dhaka, Dec 15 – Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alleged that government agents infiltrated BNP to create confusion and misguide the party’s rank and file.
Jute mills in Khulna have suspended a hunger strike for three days after a meeting with State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Munnujan Sufian yielded assurances over their 11-point charter of demands.
Thousands of people suffered as water transport workers went on an indefinite strike across the country from Friday midnight to press home their 11-point demand, including increasing wages.
Dhaka, Nov 29 – Water transport workers announced an indefinite strike across the country from Friday midnight to press home their 11-point demand.