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    Ratify ILO Convention 190 to stop workers’ harassment: labour leaders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on March 17, 2021

    Labour leaders at a discussion on Tuesday asked the government to ratify the ILO Convention 190 to stop harassment and violence on the workers employed...

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    Government mulls ratifying ILO’s employment age convention

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:43pm on February 06, 2021

    The government is considering ratification of the International Labour Organisation’s minimum age convention for admission into employment in a bid to keep its duty-free market...

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    ILO expresses satisfaction over EPZs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on January 28, 2021

    International Labour Organisation country director Tuomo Poutiainen expressed satisfaction over workers’ rights and peaceful working environment at the export processing zones...

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    Working hour losses highest in lower-middle-income states: ILO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on January 25, 2021

    Lower-middle-income countries, including Bangladesh, witnessed the highest losses in working hours in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a latest report of the...

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    Five Bangladeshis rescued, repatriated from Yemen

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:30pm on January 10, 2021

    Five Bangladeshi nationals were rescued and repatriated from Yemen. They were arrested by the Houthi Coast Guard on February 14, 2020, said a Ministry of...

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    EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild migrant camp

    Agence France-Presse  .Brussels | Updated at 08:30pm on January 03, 2021

    The European Union announced additional funding on Sunday to help vulnerable migrants in Bosnia, but urged the government there to rebuild a camp that burned...

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    FDI in Bangladesh drops by 84pc in Jan-June: ILO

    | Updated at 09:24pm on December 15, 2020

    The amount of foreign greenfield investment in Bangladesh dropped by 84 per cent in January-June of 2020 compared with that in the same period a...

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    Women in garment sector hit hard by COVID-19: ILO

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on November 21, 2020

    The impact of COVID-19 on women in the garment industry has worsened due to underlying challenges, including discrimination and harassment, underrepresentation of women’s voice, wage...

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    Munnujan urges ILO to play active role in reviving economy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:37pm on November 07, 2020

    State minister for labour and employment Munnujan Sufian on Friday urged the International Labour Organisation to play an active role in fighting against the coronavirus...

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    43pc factories operate with less than 50pc workers in H1: ILO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on October 21, 2020

    Around 43 per cent of readymade garment factories in Bangladesh operated with less than 50 per cent of their pre-pandemic total workforce as apparel exports...