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    Nutrition of RMG workers stressed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:43am on August 11, 2020

    Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, a Switzerland-based NGO, launched a campaign to raise awareness among RMG workers on malnutrition through digital distant approach. The campaign...

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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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    2 workers die from inhaling toxic gases

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:56am on August 10, 2020

    Two workers died inhaling toxic gas inside a water tank in Mitali Housing area under Akbar Shah Police Station in Chattogram city on Sunday morning....

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    Another Tk 3,000cr allocated for workers’ salary

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:41am on July 24, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank asked all scheduled banks to disburse another Tk 3,000 crore as July wages for the workers of export-oriented industries. To this end,...

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    Bank branches at RMG factory areas open on Saturday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:59pm on July 22, 2020

    Branches of the scheduled banks in the readymade garments industrial areas will remain open on July 25 (Saturday) for the convenience of paying the workers’...

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    US workers walk out in ‘Strike for Black Lives’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:44am on July 22, 2020

    Thousands of US workers walked out of their jobs across the country Monday for a strike in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and...

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    Govt to review wages for workers of salt crushing, ayurvedic sectors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on July 21, 2020

    The government has taken an initiative to review the minimum wages for the workers and employees in the country’s salt crushing and ayurvedic sectors. The...

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    Government orders payment by July 27

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:15am on July 21, 2020

    The government on Monday announced that the country’s readymade garment factory owners would pay festival allowances by July 27 and half of the wages of...

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    Workers demand wage, allowance by July 25

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:29am on July 18, 2020

    Leaders of different labour organisation on Friday in separate programmes in Dhaka urged the garment factory owners to pay workers’ wage of July and Eid...

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    Maldives to send back 20,000 workers, mostly Bangladeshis

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:48am on July 15, 2020

    The Maldivian government would send back at least 20,000 undocumented foreign workers to their countries, most of whom are Bangladeshis, a Maldivian diplomat said on...