At least 15 workers have been killed in different accidents in the ship breaking industry in Bangladesh this year. The incidents reveal the lack of government supervision and negligence by employers.
The management of SF Denim Apparels announced the termination of 700 workers when they returned from Eid vacations, citing “work order shortage”
At least a 100,000 Rohingya marched in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the largest refugee camp in the world.
Over 100,000 Rohingya refugees participated in a rally marking the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar. The community was the target of an ethnic cleansing campaign conducted by the military in 2017.
The high court in Bangladesh has banned production, distribution and sale of pasteurized milk for 14 companies and now dairy farmers have nowhere to sell their milk
The government raised the price of gas in eight categories, including that of household users, despite persistent opposition from consumer rights groups.
The workers have not been paid for 6 to 13 weeks, and have been demonstrating in different parts of Bangladesh’s industrial belt. The strike entered its fifth day on May 18.
‘Thousands of workers dismissed earlier haven’t been re-appointed yet and in most cases, workers didn’t even receive their legal compensation,’ says workers’ organizer
Unions in Bangladesh have asked the government to intervene in false cases against thousands of workers arrested and fired from their jobs for participating in the December protests.
On Tuesday, the Dhaka police denied permission to noted writer and activist Arundhati Roy’s event, hours before the program which was scheduled to be held in Dhaka.
In this episode, we report about the protests in Belgium and Haiti, and termination of thousands of Bangladeshi workers
According to local reports, the companies have forced many senior employees to resign, presumably to avoid paying higher wages and social security benefits. Earlier, over 5,000 employees had been arrested for taking part in protests in January