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    Labour law reinforces bonded labour among tea workers: dialogue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 20, 2019

    Minority leaders and human rights campaigners on Thursday demanded amendments to the existing labour law as it reinforces bonded labour among tea workers...

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    Leave is a right

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2019

    Casual leave is not a matter of kindness. I never asked for leave for any period during my sickness. But the administrative personnel are still...

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    3 lakh cases of violation in 3 years

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    A total of 2.96 lakh violations of labour laws were recorded in workplaces across the country in 2016-18 with the highest number of breaches occurring...

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    South Koreans using spy gadgets to fight workplace bullying

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    South Korean workers fed up with bullying are being increasingly emboldened by a new tougher labour law to secretly record alleged abuse or harassment by...

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    Labour rights groups demand more amendments to labour law

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on July 14, 2019

    Labour rights groups on Saturday demanded further amendment of Bangladesh Labour Act to make it friendly for workers removing a number of repressive provisions. In...

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    Labour law for ‘knowledge workers’ in the offing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 31, 2019

    The government has taken an initiative to enact a labour law for ‘knowledge workers’ as the existing laws could not protect the interest of people...

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    Proposed amendments to labour act devastating for workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2018

    Labour leaders on Sunday said that the proposals put forward by labour rights groups were ignored in finalising proposed amendments to the labour act....

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    SKOP wants amendment to draft labour law

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2018

    Sramik Karmachari Oikya Parishad, a platform of workers and employees, on Tuesday demanded time-befitting amendments to the draft labour law to protect the interest of...

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    Bangladesh workers to get benefits as Qatar reforms labour law

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:09am on September 17, 2018

    Expatriate workers can leave Qatar without sponsors’ permission under recently reformed labour laws of the Gulf nation. Bangladeshi workers in Qatar said that they would...

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    Domestic workers demand labour law coverage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on September 11, 2018

    Existing labour law covers legal protection of only 15 per cent of workers and rest of 85 workers, mostly employed in the informal sectors, were...