Farmers, agricultural workers continue their fight to block commercial release of genetically-engineered rice

Today's labour news

Farmers, agricultural workers continue their fight to block commercial release of genetically-engineered rice 2019-10-25 [IUF]

Maternity compliance low in RMG sector 2019-10-23 [Just Style]

Workers condemn Sanofi decision to leave Bangladesh 2019-10-22 [IndustriALL]

India tour under threat after cricketers go on strike 2019-10-22 [The Hindu]

Death toll rises as accidents continue at Bangladesh shipbreaking yards 2019-10-17 [IndustriALL]

Workers making £88 Lululemon leggings claim they are beaten 2019-10-15 [The Guardian]

EZs to run under EPZ labour law, not Bangladesh labour law 2019-09-29 [The New Age]

Help stop child labour at Chupa Chups maker Perfetti van Melle 2019-09-27 [IUF]

The state of the unions 2019-09-20 [The Tribune]

#MeToo Bangladesh: the textile workers uniting against harassment 2019-09-10 [The Guardian]

'Made in Bangladesh': Film Review 2019-09-07 [The Hollywood Reporter]

Next steps for the Accord 2019-09-05 [IndustriALL]

Fatalities in Bangladesh shipbreaking industry unceasing 2019-09-05 [IndustriALL]

Bangladesh: 701 garment workers fired after Eid 2019-08-29 [IndustriALL]

Bangaladesh accord gets life while workers organize wildcat strikes 2019-08-18 [Labor Notes]

Loblaws is off the legal hook for the Rana Plaza disaster say the Supremes 2019-08-12 [CBC]

Domestic workers rights in Bangladesh 2019-08-08 [The Daily Star]

Accord Gets a Lifeline While Workers Organize Wildcat Strikes 2019-08-07 [Labour Notes]

Unions organize medical camp for shipbreaking workers 2019-08-03 [IndustriALL]

Activists demand payment for garment workers by August 4 2019-08-03 [The New Age]

Decent work for young people: Employers’ compliance and workers’ rights 2019-07-25 [The Times]

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]

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