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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  ActNOW!  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]

Chittagong transport strike withdrawn 2018-10-26 [The Tribune]

Restrictive broadcasting bill endorsed by government 2018-10-18 [IFJ]

Workers to enjoy greater facilities; amended law coming 2018-10-08 [UNB]

Businesses suffer as truck strike on 2018-10-08 [The Daily Star]

Truckers' strike to hurt supply chain 2018-10-08 [The Daily Star]

Indefinite truck strike from today 2018-10-07 [The Daily Star]

NSK for six months maternity leave for all female workers 2018-10-04 [The New Age]

Bagerhat transport workers observe strike for 4 hours 2018-10-03 [UNB]

Bangladeshi unions call for new minimum wage to be doubled 2018-10-02 [IndustriALL]

Mohakhali bus services resume as transport workers call off strike 2018-09-25 [bdnews 24]

Govt asked to rehabilitate housemaids returning from KSA as victims of abuse 2018-09-23 [The New Age]

Parliament passes draconian Digital Security Act 2018-09-21 [IFJ]

Pay more for your clothes, Bangladesh workers tell global fashion brands 2018-09-18 [Reuters]

Passengers suffer for sudden bus strike 2018-09-17 [The Daily Star]

Unions reject $95 minimum wage for garment workers 2018-09-15 [The Daily Times]

Representative criticised for not protecting workers’ interest 2018-09-15 [The New Age]

RMG workers reject minimum wage of Tk8, 000, stage protest 2018-09-15 [The Tribune]

Garment workers plan strike in October for wage hike 2018-09-08 [The New Age]

Bangladeshi domestic workers face physical and sexual abuse in Saudi Arabia 2018-09-08 [Deutsche Welle]

Temporary tea workers strike for equal wage 2018-09-07 [The Daily Star]

A positive turn in the labour law 2018-09-05 [The Daily Star]

New labour law with fresh facilities for workers gets cabinet nod 2018-09-04 [The New Age]

Indefinite transport strike in Sunamganj after vehicles torched 2018-09-02 [The Tribune]

Experts ring alarm bell as female participation in RMG sector dips 2018-08-31 [The New Age]

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]

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]

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