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IFJ, SAMSN demand release of photojournalist Shahidul Alam [IFJ] 2018-08-10

Photojournalist Shahidul Alam arrested [IFJ] 2018-08-06

Govt to rewrite labour law amid ILO pressure [The Daily Star] 2018-08-05

Bus services halted in different districts [The Daily Star] 2018-08-03

IndustriAll to go on demo over minimum wages for RMG workers [The New Age] 2018-07-29

Labour leaders announce hunger strike [The New Age] 2018-07-28

Little Progress on Sustainability Compact [ITUC] 2018-07-03

Uphold rights of domestic workers [The Daily Star] 2018-07-01

Rana Plaza After 5 Years Roundtable [The Daily Star] 2018-06-11

The Government of Bangladesh Is Failing Its Workers [ITUV] 2018-05-30

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But are the women garment workers of Bangladesh ‘thriving’? 2018-08-18 [GroundXero]

IFJ, SAMSN demand release of photojournalist Shahidul Alam 2018-08-10 [IFJ]

NUJ joins calls for immediate release of photojournalist Shahidul Alam 2018-08-07 [nuj]

RMG workers’ living cost marks 17pc yearly rise in 2013-18: CPD 2018-08-06 [UNB]

Rights groups oppose CPD proposal to set RMG workers minimum wage at Tk 9,228 2018-08-06 [The New Age]

People's sufferings soar due to transport strike 2018-08-06 [The Daily Star]

Photojournalist Shahidul Alam arrested 2018-08-06 [IFJ]

Govt to rewrite labour law amid ILO pressure 2018-08-05 [The Daily Star]

Bus services halted in different districts 2018-08-03 [The Daily Star]

Garment labour bodies to besiege wage board office on August 5 2018-07-30 [The New Age]

Two more dormitories for female garment workers 2018-07-30 [The Star]

IndustriAll to go on demo over minimum wages for RMG workers 2018-07-29 [The New Age]

Labour leaders announce hunger strike 2018-07-28 [The New Age]

Bangladesh Accord arbitration cases—resulting in millions-of-dollars in settlements—officially closed 2018-07-23 [UNI Global Union]

Bangladesh Accord arbitration cases - resulting in millions-of-dollars in settlements - officially closed 2018-07-18 [IndustriALL]

PM’s road-safety directives yet to take effect 2018-07-09 [The New Age]

Invest more in female garment workers 2018-07-09 [The Daily Star]

Little Progress on Sustainability Compact 2018-07-03 [ITUC]

Uphold rights of domestic workers 2018-07-01 [The Daily Star]

RMG compact on workers’ safety reviewed in Brussels 2018-06-26 [The Tribune]

RMG sector reforms under review in Brussels 2018-06-25 [The Post]

Slow process of fixing minimum wages irks RMG workers 2018-06-24 [Daily Industry]

Govt may face questions over slow remediation of RMG factories 2018-06-24 [The New Age]

Global capitalism undermines progress in workplace safety in Bangladesh's garment industry 2018-06-22 [The Star]

Rana Plaza After 5 Years Roundtable 2018-06-11 [The Daily Star]

Ikea among major brands not signed up to workers safety deal 2018-06-03 [Sunday Independent]

The Government of Bangladesh Is Failing Its Workers 2018-05-30 [ITUV]

Govt asked to provide protection for migrant domestic workers 2018-05-29 [The New Age]

Draft labour law flown to Geneva 2018-05-28 [The Daily Star]

Barapukuria coal mine workers’ indefinite strike continues for 15th day 2018-05-27 [New Age]

Transport workers turn rowdy in Sitakunda 2018-05-20 [The Daily Star]

Miners reject talks offer, continue strike 2018-05-20 [The Daily Star]

Apparel workers demand pending wages, festival allowance by Ramadan 20 2018-05-19 [The New Age]

Tea workers: Poorest of the poor 2018-05-19 [The Daily Star]

Quota demo: Protestors go on indefinite strike 2018-05-14 [The Daily Star]

Trade unions to protect workers’ right, not for creating anarchy: Minister 2018-05-13 [The Daily Star]

Bus strike called on Dhaka-Chattogram route on Monday to protest congestion 2018-05-13 [bdnews 24]

Miners, villagers warn agitation 2018-05-13 [The Daily Star]

Barapukuria miners threaten indefinite strike from Monday 2018-05-13 [Prothom Alo]

No maternity leave for workers, though mentioned in law 2018-05-13 [The Tribune]

Govt rushes to amend labour law 2018-05-11 [The Daily Star]

Percentage of workers in workplace needed to form a union will be reduced 2018-05-10 [UNB]

The devil is in the retail 2018-05-08 [Kate Dickie-Davis]

Five years after Rana Plaza, Bangladeshi garment workers are fighting for justice and dignity at work 2018-05-01 [Red Pepper]

Workers unpaid for Farmers Bank's liquidity crisis 2018-05-01 [The Star]

Labour rights activists urge women leadership initiatives 2018-04-30 [The Tribune]

Workers of 8 Khulna jute mills go on half-day strike 2018-04-29 [UNB]

Remembering Rana Plaza: Canadian corporations must do more 2018-04-27 [CLC]

Rana Plaza, five years on: safety of workers hangs in balance 2018-04-26 [The Guardian]

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