Feature articles

2018

  1. A journey towards workplace safety in the garment sector of Bangladesh

    17 May 2018

  2. Building better industrial relations through conciliation

    16 May 2018

  3. Bangladesh: Improving safety in the garment industry

    17 January 2018

    An ILO programme is helping garment factories in Bangladesh improve safety and minimize the risk of another tragedy like the one that claimed more than 1,100 lives in 2013.

2017

  1. A win-win result through social dialogue

    31 December 2017

    Social dialogue training builds empathy between employers and workers in Bangladesh

  2. Upgrading skills in Bangladesh: Lower staff turnover, higher benefits for employers and employees alike

    03 October 2017

    Lack of opportunities for acquiring and upgrading skills in a systematic manner is a major constraint for the development of the Bangladeshi ready-made garment industry. The ILO is helping companies to meet this challenge.

  3. Seeking a win-win situation on migration

    11 September 2017

    ILO’s Application of Migration Policy for Decent Work for Migrant Workers project, funded by the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development is working with the Government of Bangladesh to operationalize policy and legal measures to support migrant workers. Chief Technical Advisor Deepa Bharati talks about what the initiative is trying to achieve.

  4. Better Work cartoons spark conversations from the boardroom to the factory floor

    25 August 2017

    Joint ILO-IFC programme promotes innovative approach to improve industrial relations in the global garment industry.

  5. Setting the course for improved workplace safety in Bangladesh

    24 August 2017

    The ILO supports Bangladesh’s efforts to develop a National Plan of Action for Occupational Safety and Health. ILO senior advisor on occupational safety and health, Alberto Cerda explains how this process is critical to improve working conditions in the ready made garment sector in Bangladesh.

  6. Employment Support Services provide bridge between industry and vocational students

    27 July 2017

    Bangladeshi companies are finding the skilled staff they badly need through the assistance of Employment Support Services

  7. Enterprise based training delivers results in Bangladesh

    19 July 2017

    Enterprise Based Training is helping one major Bangladesh Ready Made Garment company to reduce the numbers of low-skilled ‘helpers’ and providing a pool of trained staff to step in when staff shortages occur.