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    Accord submits 281-day plan with conditions for departure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 12, 2019

    Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, a platform of European fashion brands and buyers, has submitted a working paper to the government setting...

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    Nordic investors doing little to ensure Bangladesh RMG workers’ living wages: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2019

    European nonprofit Fair Action has found that the role of Nordic investors, who have investments in global textile retailing companies, were not enough to push...

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    RMG factory digital map launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2019

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Saturday launched digital mapping system of export-oriented readymade garment factories bringing a total of 961 factories located in the Dhaka...

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    Liberty Fashion seeks Accord clearance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 05, 2019

    Liberty Fashion Wears Limited, one of the largest supplier factories of European brands, on Monday demanded compliance clearance from the EU buyers’ platform Accord to...

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    Global labour rights group demands release of arrested RMG workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 05, 2019

    The United Steelworkers, one of the largest unions in North America and Canada, has urged the Bangladesh government to release immediately all the garment workers...

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    Govt, owners may accept six-month timeframe

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 03, 2019

    The government and readymade garment factory owners are willing to set a six-month transition plan for the European brands and buyers group for handing over...

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    H&M profit down sharply, online sales up

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 02:54pm on January 31, 2019

    Sweden | clothing | earnings | H&M AFP .    Swedish ready-to-wear giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) said Thursday its 2018 earnings fell sharply due...

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    29 committees formed to oversee implementation of RMG wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    The government has formed 29 committees comprising officials of Department of Inspections for Factories and Establishments and Department of Labour to look into the labour...

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    Many garment workers not getting new minimum wage: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    Readymade garment factory workers at a programme in Dhaka on Tuesday said they were yet to get the newly announce minimum wage in their units....

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    RMG workers being victimised for recent movement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    The country’s readymade garment workers were being victimised because of their recent movement against disproportionate increase in wages as the factory authorities filed cases against...

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