Covid-19: Bangladesh postal unions urge better protection for workers

Today's labour news

Journalists in Dhaka protest sackings during pandemic 2020-05-26 [Dhaka Tribune]

Covid-19: Bangladesh postal unions urge better protection for workers 2020-05-22 [UNI Global Union]

Workers are returning to factories despite confusion 2020-05-12 [WWD]

Women and Youths lead online May Day Commemoration amidst pandemic lockdown 2020-05-07 [UNI Global Union]

Missing journalist found near border and re-arrested 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

Five Journalists arrested within five days 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

Government must protect workers from impacts of Covid-19 2020-05-06 [IndustriALL]

Accidents continue at Bangladesh shipbreaking yards 2020-05-01 [IndustriALL]

May Day marks pain, not celebration for 2020-05-01 [570News]

Steelworkers Humanity Fund Provides $50,000 to Support Bangladeshi Garment Workers Affected by COVID-19 2020-04-27 [USW]

Textile workers flout coronavirus lockdown to demand wages 2020-04-27 [Reuters]

Protect the women who make our clothes: Canada’s unions and civil society organizations call for action 2020-04-25 [CLC]

CUPE joins call to protect Bangladesh garment workers 2020-04-25 [CUPE]

Politician charges media under Digital Security Act 2020-04-22 [IFJ]

Editors and Reporters sued under Digital Security Act 2020-04-21 [IFJ]

Countries dealing with Covid-19 ask Bangladesh to take back its undocumented workers 2020-04-10 [The Daily Star]

Massive crisis for Bangladesh’ garment workers 2020-04-08 [IndustriALL]

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers ordered home as factories stay closed 2020-04-06 [Reuters]

ACT brands commit to responsible business practices in Bangladesh 2020-04-04 [IndustriALL]

COVID-19: Bangladesh Garment Workers Stand Up for Rights For more info 2020-04-02 [Solidarity Center]

‘Our Situation is Apocalyptic’: Bangladesh Garment Workers Face Ruin 2020-04-01 [NYTimes]

 VIDEO  Bangladesh minister appeals to garment importers 2020-04-01 [CNBC]

Sylhet tea workers go on work abstention amid Covid-19 fear 2020-03-30 [Dhaka Tribune]

Most factories close gates in Bangladesh 2020-03-30 [ecotextile]

Fashion Brands Risk Destroying Factory “Partners”–and Their Own Goodwill 2020-03-27 [Sourcing Journal]

We must fight the scourge of child domestic labour 2020-03-17 [Mail & Guardian]

Journalist goes missing amidst controversial accusations 2020-03-15 [IFJ]

Bangladesh urged to stop worker abuse in garment industry 2020-03-13 [Thomson Reuters Foundation]

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Apologises for Labour Laws Violation 2020-03-12 [PTI]

Never forget, this day came out of a workers’ movement 2020-03-10 [The Daily Star]

After Factory Disaster, Bangladesh Made Big Safety Strides. Are the Bad Days Coming Back? 2020-03-02 [The Times]

Bangladesh' shipbreaking yards continue to claim lives 2020-02-17 [IndustriALL]

Journalists attacked during Dhaka City elections 2020-02-17 [IFJ]

Bangladesh Garment Workers: New Blocks to Form Unions For more info 2020-02-12 [Solidarity Center]

After a four-year struggle, workers at VEON’s Bangladeshi subsidiary win recognition for their union 2020-02-12 [UNI Global Union]

The human faces behind ‘fast fashion’ 2020-01-29 [Green Left Weekly]

Accord transition agreement signed in Bangladesh 2020-01-15 [IndustriALL]

11-Point Demand: Undeterred by cold wave, jute mill workers’ hunger strike goes on in Khulna 2019-12-31 [The Daily Star]

Jute mills workers continue hunger strike for third day 2019-12-31 [Prothom Alo]

Jute mills workers’ hunger strike rolls into third day 2019-12-31 [Daily Star]

Ship-breaking industry: Minimum wage still a far cry 2019-12-26 [The Tribune]

Daily Sangram Editor Arrested 2019-12-20 [IFJ]

Film on Bangladesh’s garment workers spotlights women driving change 2019-12-19 [The Daily Times]

Deadly fire rips through Bangladesh factory 2019-12-16 [Deutsche Welle]

Capital punishment demanded for people accused in Tazreen factory fire 2019-11-24 [The Daily Star]

45pc tannery workers undocumented 2019-11-24 [The Daily Star]

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]

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