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    Labour leaders condemn BKMEA plea to suspend yearly increment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on December 29, 2020

    Labour leaders have opposed and condemned the apparel factory owners’ proposal to suspend the legal provision of 5 per cent yearly increment for RMG workers...

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    RMG factory wage digitisation trend turns back

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:56pm on December 21, 2020

    High transaction costs associated with mobile banking and insufficient knowledge regarding Mobile Financial and Banking Services are discouraging most readymade garment workers from...

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    Real minimum wage slides by 5.9pc in Bangladesh in decade: ILO

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:26pm on December 02, 2020

    The real minimum wage in the country witnessed a 5.9 per cent decrease among the countries in Asia and the Pacific in the last one...

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    Tk 16,240 as minimum wage proposed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:21pm on November 30, 2020

    The minimum wage board has finalised its recommendations for setting Tk 16,240 as the gross monthly minimum wage for construction and wood sector workers, raising...

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    Govt moves to formalise farm workers’ minimum wages

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:50am on October 26, 2020

    The government has taken a move to institutionalise the minimum wages for agricultural workers for ensuring fair wages for the sector under a formal wage...

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    No wage revision for workers in 11 sectors for years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on August 25, 2020

    The revision of minimum wages for the workers employed in 11 industrial sectors has remained pending for years although more than five years have passed...

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    July wage growth drops to 5.82pc

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:50pm on August 19, 2020

    Wage growth in July dropped to 5.82 per cent from 5.90 per cent in June as a result of declining wages in all three sectors...

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    RMG workers lose Tk 4,250cr in wages in Mar-May: report

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:07pm on August 10, 2020

    Readymade garment workers in Bangladesh lost wages worth around $501 million (about Tk 4,250 crore) for three months, March to May, due to the coronavirus...

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    Govt sets rice mill workers’ minimum wage at Tk 7,810

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on August 09, 2020

    The government has set Tk 7,810 as the minimum monthly wage for the workers of country’s rice mill sector, increasing it by 41 per cent from...

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    Transport sector minimum wage hiked by 60pc

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:42am on August 05, 2020

    The government has increased the monthly minimum wage of the private sector road transport workers by around 60 per cent after 10 years. The monthly...