Latest: Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh (RMGP Programme)

2014

  1. Press release

    Labour Inspectors trained on follow up to BUET inspections in RMG sector

    27 November 2014

    ILO stresses need for more systematic follow up to BUET RMG factory inspections The need for systematic and comprehensive follow up of fire and structural inspections of ready-made garment (RMG) factories by the Department of Inspections of Factories and Establishments (DIFE) was stressed by ILO at a recent workshop.

  2. Press release

    Employer-employee cooperation vital for RMG Sector development

    16 October 2014

    DHAKA – The need to promote dialogue and build trust between workers and employers to ensure sustainable growth of the Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector was stressed by high-level speakers at an event on workplace cooperation held in Dhaka today.

  3. Press release

    RMG trade union members learn safety and organisational skills

    24 September 2014

    Trade union members will be better placed to enhance conditions in the Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector following a week-long programme of training activities designed to increase their organizational capacity and involvement in occupational safety committees.

  4. Press release

    Authorities urged to prepare for enhanced building and fire safety role

    17 September 2014

    Bangladesh needs to ready its institutional, regulatory and oversight mechanisms relating to building and fire safety to ensure a safe working environment in the ready-made garment sector once the current support from external partners ends a workshop heard today.

  5. Press release

    ILO Provides 95 Motorcycles for Labour Inspectors

    07 September 2014

    DHAKA – A total of 95 motorcycles which will boost the capacity of government officials to carry out inspections at garment factories were handed over in a ceremony held in Dhaka today.

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    Progress booked after one year of ILO-EU-Bangladesh Compact on safety in garment factories

    09 July 2014

    A year ago, the ILO, the EU, Bangladesh and the United States signed a Compact to improve labour rights in the garment industry of Bangladesh.

  7. Garment industry in Bangladesh

    Trade union leaders in the Asia Pacific region to consider strategies to halt weaking of union rights

    24 June 2014

    Around 40 trade union leaders from 20 countries in the Asia Pacific region are attending a seminar organized by the ILO Bureau for Workers‘ Activities (ACTRAV) on strengthening union activities. The seminar is taking place at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 24 - 26 June.

  8. Press release

    Center of Excellence Project Aims to Create Skilled Workforce for RMG Sector in Bangladesh

    10 June 2014

    The Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organization have signed a new project to establish a Center of Excellence (COE) for Ready Made Garment Sector aimed at creating a skilled labour force for the export oriented industry.

  9. Press release

    Occupational Safety and Health Awareness Plans to Prevent Accidents in the RMG Factories

    26 May 2014

    Speakers at a day long planning workshop on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) stressed on the need for building OSH awareness in the Ready-Made Garment (RMG) factories to reduce risk of accidents and to prevent accidents at work places.

  10. Video

    Rana Plaza: Never Again

    24 April 2014