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    Bangladesh Bank releases Tk 2,725.85cr for factory workers’ April salary

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:41pm on May 29, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has disbursed another Tk 725.85 crore in May in favour of the banks for payment of workers’ wages in export-oriented industries for...

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    191 factory workers infected with COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on May 29, 2020

    A total of 191 workers of 90 factories in six industrial zones under the jurisdiction of Industrial Police have tested positive or coronavirus until Thursday....

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    RMG workers continue protests in many factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on May 23, 2020

    Hundreds of workers from more than 10 readymade garment factories on Friday staged demonstrations demanding full amount of the April wages, the festival allowance and...

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    Transport workers suffer without aid as Eid nears

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:47am on May 23, 2020

    Road transport workers across the country are passing days in hardship and uncertainty ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr as they remained unemployed for around two months during...

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    82pc paid thru digital method in May: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:03pm on May 22, 2020

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector experienced a massive shift in wages payment system as 82 per cent of workers who were paid received their wages through...

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    RMG workers continue protests for wages, festival allowances

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on May 21, 2020

    Thousands of workers from at least 40 readymade garment factories in Ashulia, Gazipur, Narayanganj, Chattogram and Dhaka city on Wednesday staged demonstrations and blocked roads...

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    MCCI give donations to frontline workers fighting pandemic

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:48pm on May 20, 2020

    The Metropolitan Chamber of Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka has given donations to the frontline workers who were providing necessary services to fight the...

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    RMG workers demonstrate for arrears, allowances

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on May 20, 2020

    Several thousand readymade garment workers in Gazipur, Dhaka and Narayanganj on Tuesday staged protests for arrears and festival allowances as they were not paid wage...

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    Kuwait to lay off 6 lakh workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:45am on May 20, 2020

    The Kuwait government has decided to lay off 6 lakh foreign workers, including Bangladeshis, to replace their jobs with the Kuwaitis, according to a report...

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    Trade Union Centre demands workers’ wage by May 20

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on May 19, 2020

    Leaders of Bangladesh Trade Union Centre at a rally called on the government to take steps to ensure payment of wage, festival allowance and arrears...