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    JS body for proper distribution of funds to workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:42am on February 24, 2020

    The parliamentary standing committee on labour ministry on Sunday recommended proportionate distribution of the Workers’ Welfare Foundation Fund to the eligible candidates from across the...

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    Independence for French workers

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2020

    IN A country whose population has been famous for demonstrating at the drop of a hat, ever since Parisians assaulted the Bastille in 1789, the...

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    7.5 lakh Bangladeshi workers in KSA fear deportation 

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:32am on February 17, 2020

    Over 7.5 lakh Bangladeshi workers in Saudi Arabia are now in fear of getting deported from the country as their Iqamas—resident cards and work permits—have...

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    RMG workers demand anti-harassment committee at factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on February 07, 2020

    Readymade garment workers at a human chain on Friday demanded anti-harassment committees at all apparel factories, to protect women workers from sexual harassment at their...

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    Dhaka to ask Doha to recruit more workers, recognise skills

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:33pm on January 31, 2020

    The government prepares to request the Qatari authorities to increase recruitment of workers from Bangladesh in the current year, said officials in Dhaka. A senior...

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    Construction workers’ safety demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on January 19, 2020

    Labour leaders on Saturday at a rally called on the government to ensure safety of the construction workers in the county. Imarat Nirman Sramik Union...

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    Leaders of the world, unite!

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2020

    EVER since Marx and Engels got together almost two hundred years ago to try to protect the people who were building the modern world, largely...

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    Government asks EU to take skilled workers legally

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on January 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday requested the European Commission to open legal pathways of migration for skilled workers to stop illegal entries into European countries...

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    RMG workers block road in Shyamoli

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:28am on January 17, 2020

    Traffic movement on the key Shyamoli road remained suspended for two hours when readymade garments workers staged demonstration demanding salary hike. Some 150-200 workers of...

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    Negotiation on to realise Bangladeshis’ dues

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:05am on January 08, 2020

    The Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday held a meeting with the representatives of liquidated WRP Asia regarding realization of dues of Bangladeshi...