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    Accord submits 6-phase exit plan without timeframe

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 01:58am on October 02, 2018

    Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, a platform of European brands and buyers engaged in readymade garment sector in Bangladesh, has submitted to...

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    Global buyers, investors for continuation of Accord

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    Global buyers and investors have requested Bangladesh government to allow operation of Transition Accord in Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector until the ‘rigorous readiness’ of a...

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    Non-bonded exporters to get duty refund without physical inspection of goods

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    Exporters who do not enjoy bonded warehouse facility will be allowed to get refund of customs duty and value-added tax paid on import of raw...

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    219 RMG units face govt action for remediation failure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    The government has started taking punitive measures against non-compliant readymade garment factories which were inspected under a government-led and International Labour Organisation-supported initiative but failed...

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    RMG workers’ children to get edn aid from central fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Nearly 200 children of readymade garment workers are going to receive education assistance from the RMG sector central fund next month, according to labour ministry...

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    Govt apprises EC delegation progress, labour leaders highlight challenges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on September 15, 2018

    A high-powered delegation of European Commission has concluded its six-day mission on assessing labour rights situation in Bangladesh and the country’s fate regarding generalised scheme...

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    Labour bodies reject new wage for RMG workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on September 14, 2018

    Garment labour organisations on Thursday rejected the new minimum wage for apparel worker set at Tk 8,000 and called for its review....

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    Minimum wage for RMG workers Tk 8,000

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 14, 2018

    The government on Thursday announced Tk 8,000 as minimum monthly wage, up from existing Tk 5,300, for the country’s readymade garment workers amid protests from...

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    Bangladesh exports fall by 11.74pc in Aug on Eid holidays

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

    Country’s export earnings fell by 11.74 per cent in August this year compared with that in the same month of last year because of Eid-ul-Azha...

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    400 factories complete full remediation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    The Alliance for Bangladesh worker Safety, a consortium of North American fashion brands and buyers, on Monday announced that 400 readymade garment factories affiliated with...

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