Bangladesh not allowed to join global programme

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the World Bank (WB) have refused to let Bangladesh join a textile industry monitoring programme until the country overhauls its labour laws and conditions for unions improve, reports The Washington Post quoting a top ILO official. The strict stance by the ILO and World Bank, which jointly run the global Better

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ILO against boycotting of Bangladeshi RMG

Against the backdrop of the Savar tragedy, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) voiced its opposition against boycotting of Bangladeshi readymade garments by the international buyers. “I want to make a plea to resist the temptation for boycott or sanction. We have to keep that away from the situation provided that we act and we act now in the country,”

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ILO pushes for a roadmap today

Visiting Deputy Director General (DDG) for Field Operations and Partnerships, International Labour Organisation (ILO) Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo said here on Friday that they are expecting a way forward after Savar tragedy and a roadmap will be there by Saturday to address safety issues. “I’m looking forward in a very positive way. We’ve to consider this tragedy

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