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Our impact, Their voices
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.
Tripartism and social dialogue
21 September 2017
Trade unions gain awareness of standard operating procedures for unfair labour practices and trade union registrations.
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.
Global garment industry
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.
22 August 2017
Better Work and UNICEF team up to protect the wellbeing of women workers in Bangladesh.
16 August 2017
UN Agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reinforce their joint efforts to combat child labour and strengthen child protection services.
03 August 2017
Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) is dedicated to improving working conditions, quality and productivity in RMG factories and to contribute to the sustainability and image of the industry. To achieve this goal, we build strong partnerships with government, employer associations, workers and their representatives and global apparel buyers.
Our impact, their stories
27 July 2017
Bangladeshi companies are finding the skilled staff they badly need through the assistance of Employment Support Services
25 July 2017
A prize giving ceremony has marked the end of ‘Safe Workplaces, Go ahead Bangladesh’ radio campaign. The campaign raised awareness of basic occupational safety and health (OSH) issues and their prevention in the Bangladesh RMG sector.