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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...

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    Old Dhaka chemical fire injures 2 workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on June 06, 2020

    Two youths were injured as a fire broke out at a factory warehouse in a three-storey building in Raisaheb Bazar of old Dhaka Saturday morning....

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    Neymar approved for virus welfare

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 11:14pm on June 05, 2020

    Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, was approved to receive a $120 welfare payment meant for low-paid Brazilian workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic, in...

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    Guardian Life pays tribute to health sector workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on June 05, 2020

    The Guardian Life Insurance Company produced a special video tribute song to pay homage to all the frontline workers who were risking their lives during...

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    RMG workers to lose jobs due to lack of orders: Rubana

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on June 05, 2020

    Nearly 17,000 readymade garment factory workers across the country lost their jobs amid coronavirus outbreak and many more would face job cuts from this month...

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    Actions sought against RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on June 04, 2020

    Labour leaders on Wednesday demanded that the government should take legal actions against the garment factories that are dismissing workers despite making pledges not to...

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    1,500 transport workers sued in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:58am on June 04, 2020

    Some 1,500 transport workers were sued in Sylhet for assaulting law enforcement personnel during a series of clashes between two groups of workers in the...