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    ILO initiative for improving workplace coop begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on April 03, 2017

    The government and the International Labour Organisation started a joint programme to increase the capacity of government officials to promote workplace cooperation and handle grievances...

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    Labour issues to be top on TICFA meeting agenda

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on April 02, 2017

    Workplace safety and worker rights issues would be high on the agenda for the 3rd meeting of Bangladesh-United States Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement...

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    7 more RMG factories face Alliance wrath

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on April 01, 2017

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of North American fashion retailers and buyers, has cut business relations with seven more Bangladeshi readymade garment...

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    Govt mulls law changes for EPZ workers’ freedom of association

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on March 28, 2017

    The government is mulling over an idea to make changes to some provisions of the Bangladesh Labour Act and to adjust the provision related to...

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    EU delegation wants same labour laws for factories in EPZs and beyond

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on March 27, 2017

    European parliamentary delegation on Monday demanded same standard of labour laws for factories in Special Economic Zones and those outside the zones and called for...

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    BGMEA job fair in city tomorrow

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:07pm on March 16, 2017

    A daylong job fair for those intend to build career in the country’s apparel sector will be held in the city on Saturday...

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    Govt allocates 5.5 bighas of Uttara land for new BGMEA building

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on March 13, 2017

    The government has decided in principle to allocate 5.5 bighas of land at Uttara in the capital Dhaka to the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters...

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    Govt forms 20-member tripartite council for RMG sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:45pm on March 12, 2017

    The government has formed a 20-member tripartite consultative council with representatives from workers, employers and the government for the country’s readymade garment sector...

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    Garment entrepreneurs advised to be compliant on workers’ rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on February 25, 2017

    Readymade garment entrepreneurs need to be compliant on workers’ rights and safety as the related issues have again surfaced in global arena after Ashulia incident...

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    PM urges brands, buyers to help overhaul RMG factories

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:28pm on February 25, 2017

    Putting emphasis on adopting short-, medium- and long-term plans for boosting demand for Bangladeshi readymade garment products in the world market, prime minister Sheikh Hasina...