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    RMG wage board holds 2nd meeting on July 8

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on July 01, 2018

    The minimum wage board, formed to review the wages for the readymade garment workers, is going to hold its second meeting on July 8 almost...

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    Bangladesh calls for price hike of apparel products

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:43pm on June 25, 2018

    Bangladesh on Monday called for increasing prices of its apparel products considering huge investment made by apparel manufacturers that helped improved safety measures and working...

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    Govt may face questions over slow remediation of RMG factories

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:16pm on June 23, 2018

    Slow progress in fixing safety faults in the readymade garment factories inspected under national initiative and extension of the tenure of buyers-led initiatives Accord and...

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    Govt extends RMG factory remediation deadline to Dec

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    The government on Thursday extended the deadline for completing remediation works in the readymade garment factories, which are being inspected under the joint initiative of...

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    Minimum wage board for RMG workers at a crawl

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on June 19, 2018

    Minimum wage board formed for reviewing wages of readymade garment workers is going slow in making recommendations for minimum rates of wages as the board...

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    All member factories paid workers wages, allowances, claims BGMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2018

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Thursday claimed that all its member factories cleared workers’ wages for the month of May and festival...

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    Govt to give treatment assistance to workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on June 14, 2018

    The government has decided to offer assistance for treatment of sick readymade garment workers and education of workers’ children from the RMG sector Central Welfare...

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    Remediation progress in 502 RMG units still below 30pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:58pm on June 12, 2018

    The government has started issuing show-cause letter to the readymade garment factories which have made less than 30 per cent progress on remediation, seeking explanation...

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    BGMEA chief confident govt will change proposed RMG taxes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:52pm on June 09, 2018

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Saturday demanded reduced corporate tax at 10 per cent from the proposed 15 per cent and withdrawal of...

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    Local edn fails to cater for RMG sector needs

    Mohiuddin Alamgir and Moinul Haque | Updated at 01:35am on June 06, 2018

    Several billion dollars in salaries and allowances of top level foreign employees are flying out of the country every year as the technical education provided...