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    Five injured in attack, nomination filing ends

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on March 03, 2019

    Five people were injured and documents of submission of nomination papers were allegedly taken away from them on Saturday, the last day for filing nominations...

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    No wage, factories to shut if workers skip work: BGMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:43pm on January 13, 2019

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association president Siddiqur Rahman on Sunday said the agitating apparel workers would not get their wages and factories would remain...

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    Vested quarters plotting anarchy in RMG factories: BGMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on December 13, 2018

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Wednesday alleged that a vested quarter was instigating workers for creating a labour unrest in some 50 apparel...

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    BGMEA moves to scrap term limit of its board directors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has taken a move to lift the bar on contesting in its executive committee election after serving the offices...

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    BGMEA, Lanka businesses to join hands for RMG export boost

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

    Bangladeshi apparel exporters and Sri Lankan businesses on Thursday agreed to use the strength of each other for boosting apparel export to the European market...

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    Wage hike to put Bangladesh RMG sector in dire straits

    | Updated at 12:43am on September 21, 2018

    The newly announced minimum wages for the workers at Tk 8,000 will put up a big challenge for the country’s readymade garment sector making it tough...

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    Garment workers plan strike in October for wage hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on September 08, 2018

    Garments Sramik Adhikar Andolan, a platform of 12 garment workers’ organisations, on Friday declared that they would go for strike and other tougher programmes in...

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    RMG workers paid ahead of Eid, claims BGMEA

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:05pm on August 20, 2018

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, on Monday, said all their member factories have paid out festival allowances and salaries for...

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    Pay Eid festival allowance by Aug 16, partial wage by Aug 19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:24am on August 10, 2018

    Factory owners including the owners of readymade garment units were on Thursday asked to pay Eid-ul-Azha festival allowance to their workers by August 16 and...

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    RMG sector hit hard by student movement: BGMEA Ctg

    Staff Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 11:01pm on August 08, 2018

    The recent movement for road safety affected the country’s readymade garments sector badly and the businessmen counted big losses, alleged Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters...