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The Harvesters of Gold – An overview of Jute Mill Workers in Bangladesh.

“If the mills get closed, how will we survive, what will happen to us? How will we eat, live or study? This is not fair!” – a weeping daughter of a mill worker speaks of her helplessness. Once known as

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Owners reject govt-fixed minimum wage for private jute mill workers

The authorities have fixed minimum wage as Tk 5,500 for private jute mill workers. However, millers rejected the proposed wage terming it ‘unprecedented’ as it is 168 per cent higher than the present amount. Labour representatives have welcomed the latest

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