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    Health guidelines violated in factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:13am on June 22, 2020

    The country’s small and medium-scale industries are not following health guidelines regarding COVID19 that has resulted in a surge in cases of infection among the...

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    21,331 RMG workers lose job after Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on June 18, 2020

    A total of 21,331 workers, mostly from readymade garment sector, have lost their jobs after Eid-ul-Fitr due to the cost-cutting measures adopted by the factory...

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    BSD protests at termination of workers

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:40am on June 18, 2020

    Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal staged a demonstration on Wednesday protesting at the termination of workers and shutdown of Olympic Cement Mills and Sonargaon Textile Mills. Hundreds...

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    384 workers contract COVID-19: Industrial Police

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:46am on June 17, 2020

    A total of 384 workers of 162 factories in six industrial zones under the jurisdiction of Industrial Police tested positive for coronavirus and four of...

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    Kuwait launches probe into Bangladeshi worker’s death

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:59am on June 16, 2020

    Kuwaiti authorities on Monday launched an investigation into the death of a Bangladeshi expatriate worker after suspecting a criminal motive behind the incident and a...

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    Dhaka urges Madrid to recruit Bangladeshi agri-workers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:40pm on June 14, 2020

    Dhaka has urged Madrid to recruit agri-workers from Bangladesh for the Spanish agriculture industry considering their skills in farming as Bangladesh ranks as the fourth...

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    More budgetary allocation for RMG workers demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on June 14, 2020

    Garment Sramik Adhikar Andolan, a platform of 11 national labour organisations, on Saturday demanded more budgetary allocation in the 2020-21 fiscal year for the highest...

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    Covid-19 guideline suggests workers with symptoms get paid sick leave

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on June 10, 2020

    The government-framed COVID-19 health guideline suggested that employers should allow paid sick leave or special leave for workers with coronavirus symptoms. The employers must encourage...

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    RMG workers block road over retrenchment

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 11:36pm on June 08, 2020

    Several hundred workers from Elegant Group in Gazipur on Monday staged demonstration and blocked road protesting against retrenchment of their fellow amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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    PPE, rations demanded for transport workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on June 06, 2020

    Road transport workers on Saturday demanded personal protective equipment, treatment and compensation during the COVID-19 outbreak situation. In a press release, Bangladesh Road Transport Workers...