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    Drop in US jobless claims small bright spot in troubled labour market

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:39pm on December 04, 2020

    A drop in new applications for US unemployment benefits reported on Thursday offered small comfort to the millions of Americans who will see pandemic aid...

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    Employment situation in dire straits

    Shakhawat Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman    | Updated at 12:11am on September 15, 2020

    The unemployment problem in the country has become dire following the COVID-19 outbreak as the two-month-long total shutdown and its lingering effects have caused countless...

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    Challenges for disability inclusive employment in Bangladesh

    Md Taslim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2020

    RENOWNED physicist Stephen Hawking writes, ‘We have a moral duty to remove the barriers to participation, and to invest sufficient funding and expertise to unlock...

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    US Fed unveils major policy shift to maximise job growth

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:41pm on August 28, 2020

    The US central bank rolled out a major policy change on Thursday that gives greater weight to its mission of maximizing employment for the benefit...

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    Govt drafts employment policy, eyes 3 crore new jobs by 2030

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on August 23, 2020

    The government has drafted the National Employment Policy 2020 with the aim of absorbing the surplus labour through creating jobs for three crore people by...

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    Moves to streamline foreigners’ jobs in Bangladesh fall flat

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:59pm on August 21, 2020

    All major steps taken by government agencies to check illegal employment of and tax evasion by foreign nationals and to prepare a database of such...

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    Saudi Arabia appoints 10 women in senior roles

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:27pm on August 17, 2020

    Saudi Arabia has appointed 10 women in senior roles at Islam’s two holiest sites, authorities said Sunday, as the conservative petro-state seeks to boost female...

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    UK sheds thousands of retail jobs despite state aid

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:45pm on July 10, 2020

    British pharmacy giant Boots and UK department store group John Lewis said on Thursday that they would axe at least 5,300 jobs, despite government efforts...

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    Modernisation of edn curriculum stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on July 04, 2020

    Business leaders and experts on Saturday recommended that the government should introduce a modernised education curriculum in line with industry demands to mitigate the post-COVID...

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    Global employment crisis deepening: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:59am on July 02, 2020

    The coronavirus crisis has taken a much heavier toll on jobs than previously feared, the UN said Tuesday, warning that the situation in the Americas...