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Zero tolerance if workers not paid their salary, bonus

businessnews24bd.com Uncertainty looms over paying of salary and bonus and other arrears at about 150 garments factories in the country following the past years, sources say corresponding with the Ready–Made Garments (RMG) sector. Sources said, “The workers have the right to get salary, bonus and other arrears in due time ahead of such festival like Eid. But in the mean ... Read More »

30 injured in Savar garment workers unrest

BBC Online At least 30 people have been injured in a clash between police and garment workers in the Narsighapur area of Ashulia in Savar on Saturday morning. The clash erupted when police attempted to disperse the demonstrating workers of Surma Textile from the road in Savar Municipality area in the morning. The workers demonstrated to press home their demand ... Read More »

RMG exports hit record $24.5b

Refayet Ullah Mirdha, The Daily Star Garment exports hit a record high at $24.50 billion in the immediate past fiscal year, rising 13.86 percent year-on-year, according to Export Promotion Bureau. Competitive prices of Bangladeshi products and a higher demand among Western consumers have led to the growth despite all domestic and international odds, exporters said. Export of knitwear products rose ... Read More »

RMG workers stage demo for wages at Badda

businessnews24bd.com Workers of a readymade garments (RMG) factory staged a demonstration at North Badda in the city to press for payment of their due wages on Wednesday, disrupting traffic on the Rampura-Badda Road. Police said the workers of Toba Garments factory took to the street at around 9:50am demanding their outstanding wages of three months and overtime. They blocked the ... Read More »

USTR conclusion about GSP for Bangladesh unrealistic: Tofail

businessnews24bd.com Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said there is no similarity between the conclusion of the USTR and the reality regarding the Generalised System of Preference (GSP) for Bangladeshi products in the US market. In a press release, the USTR on Wednesday said Bangladesh has not yet implemented substantial parts of the Action Plan given by the US administration ... Read More »

BD yet to implement major parts of Action Plan to retain GSP benefit

Bangladesh has not yet implemented substantial parts of the Action Plan given by the US administration to retain GSP benefit in the US market, says USTR. An interagency review led by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) has concluded that Bangladesh has made some important progress, but must do more to address the worker rights and worker safety ... Read More »

RMG workers demand wages, festival bonus before Ramadan 20

businessnews24bd.com Readymade garment (RMG) workers on Tuesday demanded that their wages, dues and festival bonus be paid before Ramadan 20. They came up with the demand at a human chain organised by Jago Bangladesh Garments Sramik Federation (JBGSF) in front of the Jatiya Press Club. The workers alleged that factory owners are showing reluctance over paying the wages and bonus ... Read More »

BD products get duty-free access to 49 countries : Tofail

businessnews24bd.com As many as 49 countries of the world have given duty-free access of Bangladeshi products, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said today. The commerce minister said this in reply to a written query from treasury bench member Begum Pinu Khan in the House. Tofail said the 28 European Union countries, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland (except arms and military equipment), ... Read More »

Fire in Mirpur garment market

businessnews24bd.com Staff Correspondent: A fire has broken out at a market of small shops trading in garment and scrap- Jhut Patti-at Mirpur-11 in the capital. The fire erupted at 12.00pm on Saturday. At least five fire fighting units have reached there and now trying to douse the fire.   Read More »

Accord visits 750 RMG factories in Bangladesh

RMG Desk After end of visiting 750 Ready Made Garments (RMG) factories of Bangladesh, European RMG buying alliance Accord has submitted their report.   The report found different problems including lack of fire extinguisher and building security.   On Tuesday noon the information was revealed through a news conference at Sonargaon Hotel in the capital. Accord Executive Director (Bangladesh) Rob ... Read More »