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Progress to Prosperity

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development.This week’s round up is drawn from The Daily Star. Here is the news for the week ending 12th November 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…we look at research and policy for economic growth and see the significance of wages and the middle classes. Women are being supported in work through the provision of childcare at work.  And through new proposals for paid maternity leave. We see the effect of labour costs on farming. Finally, the story of labour migration to Malaysia  continues.

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Skills Short in Garments

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development.This week’s round up is drawn from The Daily Star. Here is the news for the week ending 5th November 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…we look at the latest news on Bangladesh’s migrant workers. There is a critical review of labour and skills in the garments sector. The government unveils the new National Social Security Strategy. And on a final note Mumbai screens a film about Bangladeshi women police officers keeping the peace in Haiti.

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