Group Says Haitian Garment Workers Are Shortchanged on Pay

Garment factories in Haiti, the backbone of an effort to revive the country’s earthquake-shattered economy, have seriously shortchanged workers of their wages to keep...

Bangladesh: Govt to begin garment factory inspections this month

Thirty expert panels led by Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology will start inspecting garment factories by the end of this month to find...

Bangladesh exports soar 36 % on garment sales in September

Despite the deadly incidents in Bangladesh, its garment exports rose 36.26% in September from a year earlier to US$ 2.59 billion, boosted by stronger...

Getting skills and jobs to Bangladesh’s poorest

People from rural Gazipur and remote North Bengal, Bangladesh’s poorest region, are now being employed in the readymade garments sector after completing a 3-month...

Bangladesh Minimum Wages Board returns from study tour to Cambodia and Viet Nam

Members of the Minimum Wage Board returned to Dhaka on Friday from a study tour to Cambodia and Viet Nam. The aim of the...

ILO aims to improve conditions in Bangladeshi garment industry

Nearly three and half million Bangladesh garment workers, recently beset by industrial accidents and a staggering loss of life, will get essential support to...

Bangladesh: CPD recommends Tk 6,560 as RMG minimum wage for entry level workers for...

Proposing to gradually raise the minimum wage for the RMG workers, a study by the Centre For Policy Dialogue (CPD) has recommended that the...

USA: INVISTA Acquires ADVANSA’S Specialty Polyester Apparel Assets and Related Technologies

Speciality fiber producers INVISTA and ADVANSA, have announced the acquisition of ADVANSA’s assets related to the Speciality Polyester products sector for apparel end uses,...

USA: SA8000-2014 Version by Spring next year

SA International is in the process of revising the SA8000 standards. The organization has received and analyzed revision comments from over 30 subject matter...

Samsung’s Cheil sells fashion unit to focus on electronics

Cheil Industries Inc, a unit of South Korea's biggest business conglomerate Samsung Group, said it would sell its fashion business to unlisted affiliate Samsung...

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