Thursday, February 29, 2024

RMG workers stage demo in Gazipur, Savar

Workers of two readymade garment (RMG) factories in Gazipur industrial belt observed work abstention and staged demonstration on Monday protesting dismissal of their co-workers and demanding hike in wages. Police and locals said, workers of ‘Ananta Casual Wear Limited’ garment factory in Borobari area began work abstention in the morning protesting dismissal

RMG workers agitate over pay rise and food facility

Hundreds of readymade garment (RMG) workers blocked roads in Mirpur and Kalabagan areas in the city for about three hours on Monday, demanding a hike in salary and food facilities. Agitated workers of Misami-Bitopi, Youth Groups and Akik Apparels Ltd at Shewrapara took to the streets at about 9 am. They staged demonstrations by blocking ... Read more

New wage board for RMG workers

The government is going to form a new wage board by next week to recommend an acceptable minimum wage for the country’s readymade garments (RMG) workers. “The board will make recommendations on new wages after discussing the issue with the stakeholders within three months,” said jute and textiles minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui, at a press ... Read more

Irate RMG workers clash in Dhaka, Chittagong

Thousands of irate readymade garments (RMG) workers went berserk and clashed with law enforcement personnel in the capital, Savar, and in the port city of Chittagong, on Saturday. Five people sustained bullet injuries and some 20 others were wounded, when police fired shots on agitating garment workers, near Rana Plaza at Savar,

Roksana Khatun emerges as the Garbo of Bangladesh

The grand finale of the musical talent hunt for garment workers, “Premier Bank Garbo Gao Pran Khuley Gao” [by BGMEA], was held on March 19 at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended the event as chief guest. Commerce Minister, Faruk Khan; LGRD Minister Syed Ashraful Islam and State Minister for ... Read more

Grand Finale of Talent Hunt for RMG Workers Today

The grand finale of the musical talent hunt for garment workers, “Premier Bank Gorbo” (by BGMEA), will be held today at 5:30pm at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has consented to grace the programme as the chief guest. Commerce Minister, Faruk Khan; State Minister for Labour and Employment, Munnujan Sufian ... Read more