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It’s no surprise that the Spice Girls T-shirt was made by workers on poverty wages 2019-01-21 [IndustriALL]

Spice Girls want Bangladesh factory investigated over ‘abuse’ of workers 2019-01-22 [thehindu]

Why are wages so low for garment workers in Bangladesh? 2019-01-22 [theguardian]

Hunger for profits drives exploitation of females in Bangladesh's garment industry 2019-01-21 [MENAFN]

Wage battles erupt in the garment sector – and unions can’t contain them 2019-01-21 [libcom.org]

EPZ Labour Ordinance promulgated 2019-01-20 [The New Age]

Hundreds sacked after garment strikes 2019-01-17 [Business Recorder]

Solidarity Center-Bangladesh Organizes Advocacy Meeting on Counter Trafficking Law 2019-01-16 [Migration News]

Hundreds sacked after Bangladesh garment factory workers' strikes 2019-01-16 [The Tribune]

Bangla workers reject wage hike, walk off factories 2019-01-15 [The Gulf Times]

Thousands of garment workers clash with police over poor pay 2019-01-14 [The Guardian]

Garment workers reject wage hike, walk off job 2019-01-14 [Inquirer]

Workers stage demonstration, ransack factories 2019-01-13 [Xinhua]

Factory owners threaten to cut off pay to protesting workers 2019-01-13 [Reuters]

Ctg transport workers call strike over alleged assault by MP 2019-01-13 [New Age Bangladesh]

Transport workers call strike in Chattogram over MP ‘beating’ their leaders 2019-01-13 [BDnewss24.com]

Garment worker killed and 50 injured in wage protest 2019-01-11 [UNI Global Union]

Garment worker killed and 50 injured in Bangladesh clashes 2019-01-11 [IndustriALL]

One dead, 50 injured in Bangladesh garment workers strike 2019-01-09 [Daily Mail]

RMG workers protest for 3rd day, block Dhaka roads 2019-01-08 [Dhaka Tribune]

Labour unrest continues; clashes in Savar 2019-01-08 [The Daily Star]

Tear gas, rubber bullets as garment workers strike 2019-01-08 [AFP]

73,713 female migrants went to KSA as housemaids in 2018 2019-01-06 [The New Age]

Internet throttled, journalists attacked during parliamentary elections 2019-01-05 [IFJ]

RMG: Gains and pains in 2018 2018-12-31 [The Daily Star]

Clothing factories: Are they safe now? 2018-12-31 [BBC]

Masked youths attack Bangladeshi journalists covering election campaign 2018-12-26 [Gulf Times]

20 RMG units shut by worker protest 2018-12-26 [The New Age]

Experts for sending workers under BLA to protect rights 2018-12-20 [The New Age]

Towards a better labour law – Recent amendments to Bangladesh Labour Act 2006 2018-12-18 [The Daily Star]

Sexual harassment of RMG workers 2018-12-14 [The Daily Star]

For Bangladesh Garment Workers, Safety Still an Issue For more info 2018-12-13 [Solidarity Center]

Government attempts to paralyze Accord and strip its independence 2018-12-11 [UNI Global Union]

Bangladesh government attempts to paralyze Accord and strip its independence 2018-12-10 [IndustriALL]

Trade unions across the globe show support for Bangladesh Accord 2018-12-05 [IndustriALL]

Government to eject safety inspectors brought in after Rana Plaza disaster 2018-12-04 [The Guardian]

What is happening with the Bangladesh Accord? 2018-12-03 [Fashion United]

Govt changes conditions paving way for workers’ benefit cut 2018-12-02 [The New Age]

Textile workers still unsafe years after Bangladesh, Pakistan factory disasters 2018-11-30 [Deutsche Welle]

Global confectioner Perfetti Van Melle is attacking rights in Bangladesh 2018-11-28 [IUF]

Global confectioner Perfetti Van Melle responds to formation of a union by bashing rights 2018-11-27 [IUF]

VIDEO: Ending Gender Violence at Work with Collective Action For more info 2018-11-27 [Solidarity Center]

Rana Plaza: work injury compensation still missing in Bangladesh’s labour standards 2018-11-23 [The Conversation]

Bangladesh and India must accelerate ratification of Hong Kong Convention 2018-11-21 [IndustriALL]

Bangladesh must keep Accord on Fire and Building Safety 2018-11-19 [IndustriALL]

Shipbreaking - graveyard for ships or workers? 2018-11-13 [IndustriALL]

Transport workers withdraw strike on Bangabandhu Bridge 2018-11-10 [The Tribune]

Transport Strike: Dhaka-Natore-Rajshahi road link snapped ahead of Oikyafront rally 2018-11-09 [The Star]

Transport strike halts Natore's communication with 16 dists 2018-11-08 [The Tribune]

Country paralyzed by transport strike 2018-10-29 [The Tribune]

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