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    Woman RMG worker ratio falls amid tech upgradation: servey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:27pm on March 03, 2018

    The ratio of female workers to male in the country’s readymade garments sector has decreased as the number of new entry of female workers was...

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    TU application rejection growing in Ctg

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:43pm on February 28, 2018

    The rate at which application for trade union registration is rejected has been increasing in Chittagong zone over the year while the rate is decreasing...

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    85pc female RMG workers face verbal abuse: survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 27, 2018

    Almost 85 per cent of female workers in the readymade garment sector face verbal harassment in their workplace, according to a report launched Monday...

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    IndustriALL demands Tk 16,000 as RMG sector minimum wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on February 25, 2018

    IndustriALL Bangladesh Council, a platform of the readymade garment sector workers’ federations, on Sunday demanded Tk 16,000 as the monthly minimum wage for the RMG workers...

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    Govt to boost coordination cell with own fund

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on February 25, 2018

    The government, pressed by the expiry of two global buyers’ platforms in July, is planning to strengthen with its own fund its remediation coordination cell,...

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    Lack of diversification challenge: BFTI study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 21, 2018

    Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute has identified product and market concentration, lower productivity of workers and lack of mid-level professionals as major challenges for the readymade...

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    Bangladesh RMG industry should be fashion-focused

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 13, 2018

    Global experts on Monday said that Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector should be transformed to a fashion-oriented industry from commodity-oriented one to remain competitive in the...

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    Accord cuts ties with 37 more RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on February 11, 2018

    Accord on Building and Fire Safety in Bangladesh, a consortium of European brands and buyers, has cut business relations with 37 more Bangladeshi readymade garment...

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    Gas shortage holds back textile sector: BTMA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 09, 2018

    Bangladesh Textile Mills Association leaders on Thursday said gas shortage has retarded the progress of the country’s textile sector....

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    Minimum wage for tailoring sector proposed at Tk 4,850

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 05, 2018

    The minimum wage board has finalised its recommendations, setting Tk 4,850 as gross monthly minimum pay for the tailoring sector workers with the provision of 5...