Bangladesh to hike garment worker wage by 76 per cent

An official Bangladeshi panel voted today to raise the minimum wage for garment workers by 76 per cent to USD 67, still the lowest in the world and well short of what unions wanted.

Three factory workers die of suffocation

Three workers of a private factory in the Peenya Industrial area here died of suffocation when they entered an underground tank to draw oil, police said Thursday.

Haryana: Workers killed after inhaling poisonous gas

Two workers at a sugarcane factory died today after inhaling poisonous gas in Sarurpur industrial area.

Apple Chief a hit with workers

Apple Chief Tim Cook has won over the company`s employees, according to a workplace study released today showing he may be better liked than his legendary predecessor Steve Jobs.

Factory workers bare all to save jobs

Workers at a crisis-hit boiler factory in France have stripped off for a nude calendar in a bid to save 204 jobs slated for redundancy.