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    Construction workers’ safety demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on January 19, 2020

    Labour leaders on Saturday at a rally called on the government to ensure safety of the construction workers in the county. Imarat Nirman Sramik Union...

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    Leaders of the world, unite!

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2020

    EVER since Marx and Engels got together almost two hundred years ago to try to protect the people who were building the modern world, largely...

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    Government asks EU to take skilled workers legally

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on January 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday requested the European Commission to open legal pathways of migration for skilled workers to stop illegal entries into European countries...

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    RMG workers block road in Shyamoli

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:28am on January 17, 2020

    Traffic movement on the key Shyamoli road remained suspended for two hours when readymade garments workers staged demonstration demanding salary hike. Some 150-200 workers of...

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    Negotiation on to realise Bangladeshis’ dues

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:05am on January 08, 2020

    The Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday held a meeting with the representatives of liquidated WRP Asia regarding realization of dues of Bangladeshi...

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    Minister repeats election pledge to send 1000 workers from each upazila abroad

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35am on January 06, 2020

    Expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment minister Imran Ahmad on Sunday reiterated the ruling Awami League’s election pledge that 1000 workers from each upazila would be...

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    176 more workers deported from Saudi Arabia

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:10am on January 06, 2020

    Some 176 more Bangladeshi workers have been sent back to the country from Saudi Arabia. Two flights of Saudi Airlines — SV-804 and SV-802 —...

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    Malaysian amnesty ends

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:36pm on January 02, 2020

    Over 50,000 undocumented Bangladeshi workers came back from Malaysia under the Back for Good (B4G) amnesty that expired on Tuesday, according to Bangladesh High Commission...

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    Worker dies falling off high rise in capital

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on January 02, 2020

    A construction worker was died after falling from the 10th floor of an under-construction building in Kawran Bazar area of the city on Wednesday. The...

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    Worker safety is still far from reality in Bangladesh

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2020

    Workplace accidents along with labour unrest have been reported all the year round despite repeated assurances by the government to improve worker rights and safety....