Healthcare workers’ recruitment scrapped | The Daily Star

The health ministry has cancelled the process for appointing 2,839 for the posts of medical technologists, technicians and cardiographers due to “ambiguity in the answer scripts of the written test”. In a circular issued on Monday, the ministry has also directed the director general of the health directorate to publish a fresh recruitment circular and […]

Migrant workers withdraw hunger strike

Migrant workers withdraw hunger strike

OF DEMOS AND DEMANDS Expat welfare minister assures them of setting up RT-PCR lab at airport Staff Correspondent Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:00 AM Migrant workers at the expatriates’ welfare ministry. Photo: Collected “> Migrant workers at the expatriates’ welfare ministry. Photo: Collected After assurance from the authorities, the stranded Bangladeshis who works […]

‘Bangladesh giving top priority to vaccine and safety of workers`

‘Bangladesh giving top priority to vaccine and safety of workers`

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has said that the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government is giving top priority to vaccinating Bangladeshi workers and safety of workers. He made the remarks during a meeting with Walmart Vice President Paul Dyke at the Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC on Wednesday (August 18th) local time. The commerce minister, who […]

‘The farmers’ dilemma’: Do meat reduction policies really hurt meat industry workers?

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Arguments for meat reduction backed up by intensive animal agriculture’s impact on the environment, public health, and animal welfare, have been well thought out. However, two researchers – Christopher Bryant from the University of Bath in the UK and Cor van der Weele from Wageningen University in the Netherlands – have raised concerns that ‘significant’ […]

Wage workers in double whammy

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Wage labourers in Bangladesh passed a gruelling year as their income growth dropped to a six-year low in the last fiscal year, whereas living expenses went up amid rising inflation, official figures showed. General wage expanded by 6.12 per cent in the fiscal year of 2020-21, which is the slowest pace of growth since 2015-16, […]

RMG factories owe $844m in wages to workers

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

As much as $844 million is owed in wages and severance pay to garment workers in Bangladesh since the beginning of the pandemic, a new report of the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) said. The labour rights group arrived at the number by collating the findings of various organisations over the past year, including the Centre […]

Jordan’s agriculture sector would consider Bangladeshi workers

Migrant agricultural workers trapped in Faridpur without employment

Star Digital Report Tue Jul 13, 2021 02:54 PM Photo: Bangladesh Embassy “> Photo: Bangladesh Embassy Bangladesh’s participation in the growth of Jordan’s agriculture sector would be considered, according to Jordan’s agriculture minister. He said that the exchange of agricultural experience between Jordan and Bangladesh would benefit both countries’ economic development. Jordan’s Agriculture Minister Khalid […]

Migrant agricultural workers trapped in Faridpur without employment

Migrant agricultural workers trapped in Faridpur without employment

Govt must provide immediate cash and food relief ‘Jon Haat’ in Goalchamat area of Faridpur town where around 1,200 migrant workers have been stranded without food, work and a place to stay. The photo was taken on Saturday. Photo: Suzit Kumar Das “> ‘Jon Haat’ in Goalchamat area of Faridpur town where around 1,200 migrant […]