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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...

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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...