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    Khulna jute mill workers continue strike

    United News of Bangladesh. Khulna | Updated at 01:16pm on May 07, 2019

    A strike, enforced by workers of nine jute mills in Khulna region, was underway on Tuesday demanding payment of their dues.Production of the jute mills...

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    25 DEPZ factories shut amid labour unrest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on April 03, 2019

    At least 25 garment factories at Dhaka Export Processing Zone at Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, were shut amid workers unrest on Wednesday....

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    Govt increases RMG wages in grade I to grade VI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:42pm on January 13, 2019

    The government on Sunday announced to increase the wages of apparel workers from grade I to grade VI in the wake of widespread labour unrest....

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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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    100 RMG units closed, BGB deployed

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    At least 70 people, including 10 law enforcers, were injured in clashes between police and apparel workers in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, and...

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    Low basic wage behind RMG labour unrest: leaders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 24, 2018

    Labour leaders at a meeting with department of inspection for factories and establishments officials on Sunday said that extremely low basic wage and uncertainty over...

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    Gazipur RMG workers go on rampage, 10 hurt

    United News of Bangladesh . Gazipur | Updated at 05:16pm on December 23, 2018

    The workers of a garment factory, who went on strike few days back for salary hike, went on a rampage seeing their factory shut at...

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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...

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    Worker’s wage issues need to be sorted out to stop unrest

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    LABOUR unrest forced the shutdown of at least 70 apparel factories at Ashulia and in Gazipur and Narayanganj on Thursday....