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    Govt announces Tk 8,000 as minimum wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on November 27, 2018

    The government has finally announced Tk 8,000 as the minimum wage for readymade garment workers as per the recommendations of the minimum wage board.The labour ministry...

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    Apparel exports to US rises by 5.84pc in nine months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Bangladesh’s apparel exports to the United States in January-September of current year increased by 5.84 per cent to $4.16 billion from $3.93 billion in the...

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    One Ansar member killed, 5 injured in Gazipur

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 12:08am on November 02, 2018

    An Ansar member was killed and five others were injured in clashes with garment workers at Hatimara in Gazipur on Thursday following a rumour that...

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    Apparel sector wage board must review objections

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2018

    THE government and apparel factory owners have often ignored rights of the workers and their economic survival, the latest being the most recent wage board...

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    9th edition of Denim Expo in Nov 7-8

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:34pm on October 26, 2018

    The 9th edition of Bangladesh Denim Expo is going to be held at the International Convention City Bashundhara in Dhaka on November 7 and 8,...

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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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    Wage board finalises recommendation of RMG workers’ wages in all grades

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on October 12, 2018

    The minimum wage board, formed to review the wages for the readymade garment workers, has finalised its recommendations setting minimum wages for the workers of...

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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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    Global buyers, investors for continuation of Accord

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    Global buyers and investors have requested Bangladesh government to allow operation of Transition Accord in Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector until the ‘rigorous readiness’ of a...

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    GWTUC wants govt to review minimum wage for garment workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:55pm on September 28, 2018

    Garment Workers’ Trade Union Centre leaders called on the government on Friday to reconsider its decision to fix the monthly minimum wage for garment workers...