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    5,000 RMG workers fired from jobs

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Around 5,000 readymade garment workers have been fired from their jobs for their alleged involvement in the recent labour unrest for wage hike in labour-intensive...

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    Many workers hiding as police hunt on

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2019

    Many apparel workers at Savar and Ashulia are on the run in the face of continued police drives to arrest workers in cases filed against...

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    RMG workers join work amidst termination fear

    Rashad Ahamad and Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:30am on January 16, 2019

    Apparel workers on Tuesday resumed productions in their factories at Ashulia, Savar and Gazipur amidst fear of arrest and termination of jobs as factory owners...

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    GAPEXPO begins Thursday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    The 10th edition of garment accessories and packaging exposition (GAPEXPO) is going to start on Thursday in the city to create a bridge between manufacturers...

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    Pays increased amidst protests

    Moinul Haque and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2019

    The government on Sunday announced upward revision of the new wage structure of readymade garment workers in face of weeklong labour unrest in the export-oriented...

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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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    Workers’ unrest continues, 80 factories closed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 13, 2019

    Production at over 80 apparel factories were suspended for Saturday at Ashulia, Gazipur and in the capital as thousands of workers held demonstrations blocking roads...

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    Apparel sector can’t grow deceiving workers

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    EXPLOITED labour is a primary contributor to the apparel-sector export earnings. In 2018, the sector accounted for 92 per cent of exports and fetched $19.6...

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    Apparel workers continue protests for wage hike

    Rashad Ahamad with Mohammad Ali Zheelon in Gazipur | Updated at 01:45pm on January 07, 2019

    Thousands of apparel workers in Dhaka, Gazipur and Savar staged protests on Monday for proportional wage hike for all grades of workers forcing to shut...

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    30 garment factories shut amid workers unrest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on December 21, 2018

    The management of at least 30 factories at Ashulia, Savar and Gazipur were forced to shut their units for Thursday to avoid untoward incidents amid...