migrant workers

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    Govt mustn’t rob Peter to pay Paul

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    THE government’s initiative to convert Expatriate Welfare Bank, set up for migrants workers, into a scheduled one is welcome. The way it has decided to...

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    Govt to take Tk 235 crore more from wage earners’ welfare board

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:48am on November 19, 2017

    The government has decided to take a further Tk 235 crore from Wage Earners’ Welfare Board, created with contributions by migrant workers, to meet the...

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    KSA recruited B’desh’s over 67pc female migrant workers in 2017

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:23am on November 18, 2017

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recruited over 67 per cent of the migrant workers from Bangladesh during the first 10 months of the current year....

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    Loosing the chains

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 25, 2017

    Scarcely any other country treats native and foreign workers as unequally as Saudi Arabia...

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    Spate in worker migration to Maldives ignoring unemployment crisis

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:03am on October 12, 2017

    Bangladeshi workers’ migration to the Maldives increased suddenly in October ignoring the island republic’s unemployment crisis. Besides, Maldivian employers have the reputation of not paying...

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    Bangladeshi expatriates in KSA to get benefit

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:48pm on September 29, 2017

    Bangladeshi expatriates in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would get relief while calling home largely as the Saudi government has lifted ban on calls made...

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    The plight of women migrant workers continue

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 26, 2017

    THE number of women migrant workers has been on the rise and increased by 217 per cent in the last five years as some new...

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    Female migrant workers’ rights, safety demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on September 19, 2017

    Rights activists on Monday said elimination of discriminations against women would play a significant role to ensure female migrant workers’ overall rights, dignity and security...

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    Settlement of migrants’ fraud cases through arbitration praised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on September 19, 2017

    Lawyers, judges, academics and migrants rights campaigners on Monday lauded the settlement of the migrants’ cases of fraudulences through local arbitration as the legal procedures...

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    Training for migrant workers is a must

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 29, 2017

    IT IS indeed disquieting that job opportunities for Bangladeshi workers have begun to shrink in South Korea as most of them are unskilled due to...