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    Some 1,160 Bangladeshis detained in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on July 11, 2017

    At least 1,160 undocumented Bangladeshis have so far been arrested in Malaysia since July by the host country’s immigration department, according to a Bernama report...

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    Tannery workers facing acute accommodation crisis at Savar

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:25am on July 11, 2017

    Acute accommodation crisis and high cost of living made life difficult for thousands of tannery workers at the new tannery industrial park at Savar...

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    5.2 lakh people get jobs abroad in six months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on July 09, 2017

    At least 5,20,490 Bangladeshi workers left the country with overseas job offers from January to June this year, according to Bureau of Manpower, Employment and...

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    Thousands arrested in Malaysia

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:21am on July 07, 2017

    More than 2,000 illegal migrant workers in Malaysia are facing deportation amid one of the largest crackdowns in recent years, with campaigners concerned this has...

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    Unprecedented disregard for the life and dignity of workers

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 07, 2017

    THE government has shown an unprecedented disregard for the life and dignity of apparel workers by unjustly accusing the dead workers of an apparel factory...

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    110pc hike proposed

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:55am on July 06, 2017

    The National Wage and Productivity Commission has proposed an increase of 110 per cent in wages and other benefits for the workers of the state-owned...

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    Authorities late in waking up to migrant worker woes

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    THE detention of at least 328 undocumented Bangladeshis in Malaysia, in a crackdown by its immigration department on foreign workers staying their illegally, leaves the...

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    Malaysia starts eviction drive against illegal foreign workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on July 01, 2017

    Illegal foreign workers, including those from Bangladesh, are in grave threat of being arrested and charged in Malaysia as the country’s immigration police are set...

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    RMG workers deprive of legitimate amount

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:20am on June 24, 2017

    More than a half of apparel factories of the country were not giving legitimate amount in festival allowance to their workers, taking advantage of the...

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    Workplace safety and other benefits must for workers

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2017

    DEMAND of leaders of construction workers for workplace safety, life insurance benefits and due compensation for accidental death and injury is more than justifiable as,...