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‘A minimum wage that doesn’t ensure minimum dignity’ [The Daily Star] 2021-10-04

Police in Bangladesh obstruct union activities [IndustriALL] 2021-09-30

Bangladesh’s dangerous shipbreaking yards claim two more lives [IndustriALL] 2021-09-23

Over 70 brands commit to garment worker safety with International Accord [UNI Global Union] 2021-09-02

International Safety Accord begins with 77 garment brands and retailers [IndustriALL] 2021-09-01

Explained: Bangladesh garment workers’ safety pact with global retailers [Indian Express] 2021-08-29

Fashion brands sign new deal on Bangladesh garment workers’ safety [The Guardian] 2021-08-27

New, expanded worker safety pact will build on Bangladesh Accord’s success [UNI Global Union] 2021-08-26

International Accord: tentative agreement on expanded worker safety programmes [IndustriALL] 2021-08-25

Chinese COVID vaccines for Bangladesh's sex workers [Deutsche Welle] 2021-08-25

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Seven Workers Killed in Two Months at Bangladesh Scrapyards 2021-10-05 [Maritime Executive]

‘A minimum wage that doesn’t ensure minimum dignity’ 2021-10-04 [The Daily Star]

Police in Bangladesh obstruct union activities 2021-09-30 [IndustriALL]

Bangladesh’s dangerous shipbreaking yards claim two more lives 2021-09-23 [IndustriALL]

Transport workers withdraw indefinite strike 2021-09-20 [UNB]

Over 90 brands commit to garment worker safety with International Accord 2021-09-05 [UNI]

Over 70 brands commit to garment worker safety with International Accord 2021-09-02 [UNI Global Union]

International Safety Accord begins with 77 garment brands and retailers 2021-09-01 [IndustriALL]

Explained: Bangladesh garment workers’ safety pact with global retailers 2021-08-29 [Indian Express]

Fashion brands sign new deal on Bangladesh garment workers’ safety 2021-08-27 [The Guardian]

New, expanded worker safety pact will build on Bangladesh Accord’s success 2021-08-26 [UNI Global Union]

International Accord: tentative agreement on expanded worker safety programmes 2021-08-25 [IndustriALL]

Chinese COVID vaccines for Bangladesh's sex workers 2021-08-25 [Deutsche Welle]

Sex workers missing Covid jabs over lack of NID 2021-08-22 [The Standard]

Sajeeb Group Workers Justice Committee calls for Hashem Foods fire tragedy and child labour to be incorporated into ILO Road Map 2021-08-18 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Demand for damages for N’ganj factory fire victims 2021-08-17 [Bangladesh Post]

Why are Workers Still Dying in Factory Fires in Bangladesh? For more info 2021-08-14 [EHS Today]

Workers return to Bangladesh’s garment factories despite record Covid deaths 2021-08-12 [The Guardian]

Garment workers suffer as factories reopen during Covid-19 lockdown 2021-08-04 [IndustriALL]

Pakistan Food Workers’ Federation condemns killing of workers in Bangladesh fire tragedy, calls on Shezan International to take responsibility 2021-08-02 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Sajeeb Group decides a worker’s life is worth $2,317. Families of victims must give up any further compensation claims. 2021-08-02 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Steelworkers Humanity Fund Provides $45,000 to Support Bangladeshi Garment Workers Affected by Corporate Wage Theft 2021-07-26 [USW]

Journalist detained under Digital Security Act for a Facebook post 2021-07-20 [IFJ]

Lotte Kolson profited from child labour in the Hashem Foods tragedy 2021-07-19 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Workers Justice Committee calls for urgent inspection of all factories under Sajeeb Group 2021-07-19 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Thugs arrested after brutal beating of journalist 2021-07-19 [IFJ]

Hashem Foods fire: IUF calls for independent inquiry 2021-07-17 [IUF]

Journalists targeted by authorities under the Digital Security Act 2021-07-16 [IFJ]

Deadly fire at Hashem Foods – a blatant disregard for the law and a callous disregard for human life 2021-07-15 [IUF]

ITUC demands independent public inquiry into Hashem Foods fire 2021-07-15 [Financial Express]

Bangladesh Factory Fire: 'This Amounts to Murder' For more info 2021-07-14 [Solidarity Center]

Factory fire deaths demonstrate need for new Accord 2021-07-14 [UNI Global Union]

Spanish confectionery brand Nocilla identified in Hashem Foods factory fire 2021-07-13 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Hashem Foods factory fire: Bangladesh government must establish inquiry 2021-07-13 [ITUC]

ILO statement on factory fire in Rupganj, Bangladesh 2021-07-12 [ILO]

Bangladesh factory fire deaths demonstrate need for new Accord 2021-07-12 [IndustriALL]

Narayanganj factory fire: Leftists blame employers, govt agencies 2021-07-11 [New Age]

Children working as child labour among those killed and injured in Hashem Foods factory fire 2021-07-10 [IUF]

Food and agricultural unions in Bangladesh demand justice for Sajeeb Group workers in fire tragedy 2021-07-10 [IUF]

Hazardous working conditions kill dozens of food workers in fire tragedy 2021-07-10 [IUF]

Dozens killed in Bangladesh factory fire as workers illegally locked inside 2021-07-10 [CBC]

WFTU statement on the new fatal occupational accident in Bangladesh 2021-07-09 [WFTU]

Narayanganj factory fire death toll rises to 52 2021-07-09 [New Age]

Garment worker killed and many injured in protest at Bangladesh EPZ 2021-07-06 [IndustriALL]

Tea workers reject minimum wage proposals 2021-06-25 [The Daily Star]

Minimum wage has to be a living wage 2021-06-22 [The New Age]

Restaurants spring up in past decade 2021-06-22 [The Daily Star]

Bangladesh Garment Worker Dies in Rally for Unpaid Wages For more info 2021-06-16 [Solidarity Center]

Journalist attacked at a railway station protest 2021-06-12 [IFJ]

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