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.
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.
25 August 2017
Joint ILO-IFC programme promotes innovative approach to improve industrial relations in the global garment industry.
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.
27 July 2017
Bangladeshi companies are finding the skilled staff they badly need through the assistance of Employment Support Services
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.
28 April 2017
Four years on since the disastrous collapse of the Rana Plaza building, have things changed in the Bangladesh garment industry? Taking the case of one relatively small manufacturer on the outskirts of Dhaka, the answer appears to be yes.
25 October 2016
ILO is working with women trade unionists to boost awareness of occupational safety issues in the garment industry
30 September 2016
Desperate to go abroad to work and escape poverty, Najma initially turned to a broker for help. But, what she learned at an ILO-funded training course made her realize she had been cheated.
17 August 2016
Thought the Bangladesh Jute industry was a thing of the past? Think again. The industry needs more and more skilled staff and an innovative partnership supported by ILO between Panchagarh Technical School and College and a leading jute company is helping meet this demand.