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    Will workers lose?

    Dean Baker | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    ONE of the central themes in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was that US workers were being badly hurt by trade. His story was that the...

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    Bangladesh fails to find new overseas job markets for workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:59am on July 21, 2019

    Bangladesh could not yet find new markets for its unskilled workers though the job opportunities drastically shrank at traditional destinations in the Middle East and...

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    Malaysia asks undocumented workers to leave

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:23am on July 19, 2019

    Malaysia on Thursday asked all undocumented expatriate workers to voluntarily leave be December 31 to avoid punishment. Malaysia’s home minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced the moratorium...

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    Wage board formed for private road transport sector workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    The government has taken an initiative to review the minimum wages for workers and employees in the country’s privately-owned road transport sector after nine years...

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    Tannery workers demand environment-friendly industry

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:15am on July 10, 2019

    Leather industry workers on Tuesday urged the government to build an environment-friendly industry and ensure their rights. ‘Savar Tannery Estate should be built as modern...

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    A worrying Bangladesh berth in worst countries for workers

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    A GLOBAL rights index that ranked Bangladesh among the 10 worst countries for working people in 2019 has brought as much ignominy on the nation...

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    Bangladeshi workers on 15-day leave

    Our Correspondent . Patuakhali | Updated at 12:57am on June 23, 2019

    Chinese workers resumed work at Payra Thermal Power Plant in Patuakhali while Bangladeshi workers were sent on a two-week leave so that the damages incurred...

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    Local workers flee from site in tense situation

    Our Correspondent . Patuakhali | Updated at 12:37am on June 21, 2019

    Most of the local workers fled from the site of China-Bangladesh 1320MW thermal power plant project at Payra in Patuakhali early Thursday amid tense situation...

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    Obaidul asks transport workers to maintain discipline during Eid journeys

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:26pm on May 23, 2019

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday urged the transport owners and workers to maintain discipline on the...

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    Jute mill workers suspend strike on payment assurance

    Our Correspondent . Khulna | Updated at 05:43pm on May 21, 2019

    After 17 days of strike, the state-owned jute mill workers in Khulna and Jashore on Tuesday announced suspension of their protest for a week on...