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    Accord cuts ties with 10 more RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on March 24, 2018

    European buyers and retailers platform Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has cut business relations with 10 more Bangladeshi readymade garment factories due...

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    BGMEA to get 500 acres of land in Mirsarai EZ for RMG park

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on March 21, 2018

    Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority will allot 500 acres of land to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association for setting up a well-planned readymade garment factory...

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    RMG wage board owners, workers’ reps to make proposals by Apr 25

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 20, 2018

    The minimum wage board for the readymade garment workers in its first meeting on Monday decided that representatives of both factory owners and workers would...

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    Jt committee formed to evaluate nat’l body’s readiness

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    The government has formed a joint monitoring committee comprised of representatives of brands and buyers, International Labour Organisation, garment factory owners and trade unions to...

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    Trump’s trade war drumbeats may reach B’desh RMG sector

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on March 15, 2018

    Looming global trade war may affect Bangladesh’s economy and trade particularly exports as the US administration under president Donald Trump is planning to impose additional...

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    Govt to lower workers’ representation threshold

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on March 13, 2018

    The government has decided to lower the membership requirement threshold for trade union registration up to 20 per cent in its draft amendments to the...

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    124 RMG units run in risky buildings

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

    One hundred and twenty-four readymade garment factories in Dhaka and Chittagong have been running their business in risky buildings, ignoring the government order for closures,...

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    Errant RMG units to face legal action in May

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 07, 2018

    The government has decided to take legal action against the readymade garment factories inspected under the national initiative that will fail to complete remediation work...

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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...