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    Proposed amendments to labour act devastating for workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2018

    Labour leaders on Sunday said that the proposals put forward by labour rights groups were ignored in finalising proposed amendments to the labour act....

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    SKOP wants amendment to draft labour law

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2018

    Sramik Karmachari Oikya Parishad, a platform of workers and employees, on Tuesday demanded time-befitting amendments to the draft labour law to protect the interest of...

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    Bangladesh workers to get benefits as Qatar reforms labour law

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:09am on September 17, 2018

    Expatriate workers can leave Qatar without sponsors’ permission under recently reformed labour laws of the Gulf nation. Bangladeshi workers in Qatar said that they would...

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    Domestic workers demand labour law coverage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on September 11, 2018

    Existing labour law covers legal protection of only 15 per cent of workers and rest of 85 workers, mostly employed in the informal sectors, were...

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    Labour bodies oppose abolition of group insurance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on September 08, 2018

    Labour rights groups have opposed the proposal for abolition of group insurance for workers of export-oriented industries in the Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Bill 2018 approved...

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    New labour law with fresh facilities for workers gets cabinet nod

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on September 03, 2018

    The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Bill 2018 to make harsher provisions against child labour in any industry and allow...

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    Labour law amendment drafts to be placed before cabinet by mid Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on July 29, 2018

    State minister for labour Md Mujibul Haque on Sunday said that the proposed drafts of amendments to the labour law would be placed before the...

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    Bangladesh pledges laws by Sept

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on July 01, 2018

    Bangladesh has promised to the European Union and other partners of Sustainability Compact that the proposed drafts of amendments to the labour law and export...

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    Labour leaders slam govt for violating labour law

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    Labour leaders in a meeting in Dhaka on Friday held the government responsible for breaking the Labour Law 2006 by allowing the garment factory owners...

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    IndusriAll seeks 180-day limit for disposal of labour court cases

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2018

    IndusriAll Bangladesh Council has put forward a number of recommendations, including disposal of labour court cases within 180 days, on labour law reform....

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