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    Melted iron burns six factory workers in Chattogram

    United News of Bangladesh . Chattogram | Updated at 02:14pm on March 16, 2019

    At least six workers sustained burn injuries after melted iron fell on them at Shitalpur Steel Factory in Sitakunda of Chattogram on...

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    Amin Jute Mill workers rally for increased wages

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    The workers of Amin Jute Mill demanded the implementation of their increased wages as per the National Wage Commission 2015, at a flag demonstration on...

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    Fight gender discrimination in industrial sector

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    WOMEN account for 80 per cent of the labour force in the apparel sector that earn the major share of export revenue, but they routinely...

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    India's Kerala to give workers a siesta to help beat the heat

    Thomson Reuters Foundation. Mumbai | Updated at 09:17pm on March 06, 2019

    Workers in India's Kerala state are now getting a three-hour afternoon siesta as part of a series of benefits aimed at combating soaring temperatures and...

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    Planned housing for urban working class is the solution

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    LOW income neighbourhoods in urban areas, more specifically slums are frequently gutted in fire in Bangladesh. In the most recent fire on Sunday, as reported...

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    Workers to wage movement if demands not met

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:01am on February 18, 2019

    Workers of the Khulna Jute Mills that operated under the Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation threatened to wage a movement from February 25 if their seven-point...

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    Worker killed in Chattogram factory fire

    United News of Bangladesh . Chattogram | Updated at 01:43pm on February 16, 2019

    A worker was burnt to death as a fire broke out in a paper mill in Kalurghat BSCIC industrial area of port the city on...

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    11,000 RMG workers fired

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:14am on February 13, 2019

    Around 11,000 apparel workers of 99 factories in the capital as well as Ashulia, Savar, Gazipur and Narayanganj were fired and 3,500 others implicated in...

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    Apparel exporters seek more incentives

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:31pm on January 31, 2019

    Apparel exporters on Thursday sought more facilities from the government to implement the newly announced wages for the workers, claiming that the export-oriented apparel sector...

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    5,000 RMG workers fired from jobs

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Around 5,000 readymade garment workers have been fired from their jobs for their alleged involvement in the recent labour unrest for wage hike in labour-intensive...