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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]

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]

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

Sylhet tea-garden workers strike demanding increase of daily wage 2018-04-25 [The Daily Star]

Bangladesh marks 5 years after garment factory collapse 2018-04-25 [Tampa Bay Times]

“They have forgotten the lessons of Rana Plaza’ 2018-04-20 [equal times]

“They have forgotten the lessons of Rana Plaza” 2018-04-20 [Equal Times]

Five years after Rana Plaza, the need for the Bangladesh Accord persists 2018-04-19 [UNI Global Union]

Five years after Rana Plaza, the need for the Bangladesh Accord persists 2018-04-18 [IndustriALL]

‘They Have Forgotten the Lessons of Rana Plaza’ For more info 2018-04-16 [Solidarity Center]

What the Rana Plaza Disaster Changed About Worker Safety 2018-04-14 [Racked]

Clean Clothes Campaign calls for release of Bangladeshi trade union leaders 2018-04-09 [The Tribune]

Release trade union leaders demands int'l garment workers' rights body 2018-04-09 [The Daily Star]

Court sentences man to death for murder of union leader 2018-04-08 [The Daily Star]

Women lead push for rights in Bangladesh's fashion factories 2018-04-05 [Reuters]

Construction workers should be brought under pension scheme: Minister 2018-04-01 [UNB]

Effective implementation of GFAs in the garment industry 2018-03-27 [IndustriALL]

Most garment workers have no contract:Survey 2018-03-22 [thedailystar]

First meeting of wage board for apparel workers held 2018-03-20 [thedailystar]

Bangladeshi workers in Saudi Arabia in peril 2018-03-18 [dhakatribune]

Bus strike in 2 districts from today 2018-03-14 [The Daily Star]

Container handling resumes in Chittagong as transporters withdraw strike temporarily 2018-03-06 [bdnews 24]

Bangladesh garment workers call for increased minimum wage 2018-03-05 [IndustriALL]

Women’s participation in RMG workforce declines 2018-03-04 [The Tribune]

‘Migrants and refugees should be involved with social systems without discrimination’ 2018-03-01 [dhakatribune]

Month-long strike at Natore Sugar Mill over pay scale 2018-02-26 [dhakatribune]

Living wage to ensure rational pay for RMG workers 2018-02-26 [dhakatribune]

Mobarakganj Sugar Mill workers protest for better wages 2018-02-26 [dhakatribune]

100 days until current Accord ends – labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Accord 2018-02-22 [UNI Global Union]

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