BD in 10 worst countries for workers

Today's labour news

Bangladesh young unionists demand greater role 2019-07-15 [IndustriALL]

A worrying Bangladesh berth in worst countries for workers 2019-07-06 [The New Age]

BD in 10 worst countries for workers 2019-07-06 [The New Nation]

Chinese-funded power plant in Bangladesh delayed after workers clash 2019-06-24 [Reuters]

Union campaign wins full contracts for 400+ Bangladeshi airline workers 2019-06-07 [ITF]

Banning Hope: Bangladesh Garment Workers Seeking a Dollar an Hour Face Mass Firings, Violence, and False Arrests 2019-06-07 [Workers Rights Consortium]

Canadian companies rejecting Bangladesh safety Accord: RadioLabour's Canada Report May 30 to June 7, 2019 2019-06-01 [RadioLabour]

Safety crisis in Bangladesh shipbreaking yards continues 2019-05-29 [IndustriALL]

Pay wage, fest allowance by Ramadan 20: labour leaders 2019-05-25 [The New Age]

Bangladesh Accord achievements secured 2019-05-20 [UNI Global Union]

Jute mill workers’ 6-hour strike begins on Wednesday 2019-05-20 [The Tribune]

Accord achievements secured 2019-05-20 [IndustriALL]

Huge workload thwarts women from trade unionism: labour body 2019-05-19 [The New Age]

We have no food, we have no choice 2019-05-12 [The Daily Star]

9th wage board gazette: Journos threaten to go for tougher demo 2019-05-05 [The Daily Star]

Sexual Abuse at Workplace: Legal framework inadequate 2019-05-05 [The Daily Star]

State Minister: High migration cost killing migrant workers 2019-05-04 [Dhaka Tribune]

“They don’t give us” - Garments workers’ rights in Bangladesh 2019-05-03 [The Star]

Workers’ cry in workers’ land 2019-05-03 [The Daily Star]

Women Garment Workers in Bangladesh Face Gender-Based Retaliation 2019-04-26 [Fashion Revolution]

Why transparency is key to transforming the fashion industry 2019-04-24 [IndustriALL]

Bangladesh unions call for Accord to continue on 6th anniversary of Rana Plaza 2019-04-24 [IndustriALL]

Trade union leaders decry weak workers’ rights 2019-04-24 [The Tribune]

Union members assaulted at Perfetti Van Melle Bangladesh after calling for an end to child labour  ActNOW!  2019-04-24 [IUF]

Bangladesh Garment Workers Safer after Fire Trainings For more info 2019-04-23 [Solidarity Center]

Union wins as government agrees to demands 2019-04-23 [ITF]

6 Years after Rana Plaza: Bangladesh Set to Backslide For more info 2019-04-17 [Solidarity Center]

The Accord must continue in Bangladesh until the government is truly able to ensure worker safety 2019-04-17 [UNI]

The Accord must continue in Bangladesh until the government is truly able to ensure worker safety 2019-04-15 [IndustriALL]

Dutch sweets giant probes ‘attack’ on union activists 2019-04-15 [Brinkwire]

Dutch sweets giant probes 'attack' on Bangladesh factory workers 2019-04-12 [Reuters]

Management stands by as thugs assault union members at Perfetti Van Melle factory 2019-04-09 [IUF]

BJMC meeting with workers fails to end stalemate 2019-04-07 [The New Age]

United call for sustainable shipbreaking 2019-04-01 [IndustriALL]

6 years after Rana Plaza collapse, an accord to improve Bangladesh’s worker safety is in jeopardy 2019-03-25 [Salon]

Six years after the Rana Plaza collapse, garment workers still face harassment 2019-03-23 [Asia News]

GP employees union pledges to work for employees’ welfare 2019-03-17 [The New Age]

Govt to review wages for rice mill workers 2019-03-17 [The New Age]

After a 7-year struggle in Bangladesh, Grameenphone Employees Union wins recognition 2019-03-11 [UNI Global Union]

Ontario OSSTF/FEESO Sends Letter to Bangladesh High Commission Urging the Government to Respect Workers’ Rights 2019-03-11 [OSSTF]

Bangladesh unions call to reinstate over 12,000 retrenched garment workers 2019-03-08 [IndustriALL]

HRW urges govt to probe sacking of RMG workers 2019-03-07 [The New Age]

HRW to Bangladesh: Probe dismissals of protesting RMG workers 2019-03-06 [The Tribune]

Investigate Dismissals of Protesting Workers 2019-03-06 [Human Rights Watch]

Bangladesh Government must intervene to secure garment factory safety 2019-03-05 [IndustriALL]

Low wages affect basic amenities of workers 2019-03-05 [The Daily Star]

Bangladesh Workers Targeted with Gender-Based Violence For more info 2019-03-04 [Solidarity Center]

We’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want: freedom, safety and a living wage for garment workers 2019-02-28 [Equal Times]

Thousands Fired From $30 Billion Bangladesh Garment Sector 2019-02-18 [Bloomberg]

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