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    Pay wage, festival allowance before Aug 4: labour bodies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on July 27, 2019

    Leaders of different craft unions called on the garment factory owners on Friday to pay wages and festival allowances to workers by August 4. Garment...

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    Marx’s alternative

    Binay Sarkar | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    ‘IT IS true that Marx did not believe in drawing up recipes for the cookshops of the future, but he did describe the basis of...

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    Wage board formed for private road transport sector workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    The government has taken an initiative to review the minimum wages for workers and employees in the country’s privately-owned road transport sector after nine years...

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    Govt to review wages of pvt jute mills’ workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    The government has taken a move to review wages of the workers and employees of private jute mill sector six years after such revision. As...

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    Quader questions BNP’s ability to wage movement

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:40am on June 23, 2019

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader questioned the BNP’s ability to wage movement, saying the BNP should demonstrate its capability and courage, if any, of...

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    Sea of purple: Swiss women strike for equal pay

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:20am on June 16, 2019

    Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday,...

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    Malaysian govt urged to cancel proposal for deducting migrant workers’ wages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on June 15, 2019

    Malaysia-based migrant rights organisations Freedom United and Tenaganita have called on Malaysia’s Minister of Human Resources M Kulasegaran to cancel a dangerous proposal that put...

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    Japan’s household spending, wages weakness cloud economic outlook

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:15am on June 08, 2019

    Japan’s household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on...

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    Most RMG units fail to pay wages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on June 03, 2019

    The workers of most of the readymade garment factories across the country received no wages till Sunday evening, according to industrial...

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    BGMEA disputes TIB findings on worker wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Wednesday disagreed with some findings of a study of the Transparency International Bangladesh on wages of apparel workers...