RMG manufacturers have asked again for incentives like last year to pay wages and bonuses to the workers for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune
The owners’ representatives said that almost 100% salary for the month of June has already been paid to the factory workers
State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian on Tuesday urged the factory owners to pay all the dues including salaries and Eid bonus of their workers within July 19 next.
She made the statement while addressing a meeting of the Tripartite Consultative Council (TCC) on readymade garment industry (RMG) at Shram Bhaban in the capital’s Bijayanagar area.
The state minister directed the field level officials of the Labour and Employment Ministry to motivate the workers who are aged 35 and above to get vaccinated under the mass vaccination campaign.
“Coronavirus vaccines will soon be given to the workers under the age of 35 on a priority basis,” she added.
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The owners’ representatives said that almost cent percent salary for the month of June has already been paid to the factory workers.
Awami League Presidium Member Shahjahan Khan, Labour and Employment Secretary KM Abdus Salam, Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments Inspector General (IG) Md Nasir Uddin Ahmed, Director General of the Department of Labour Gautam Kumar and Bangladesh
Employers’ Federation Secretary General Farooq Ahmed were present, among others, on the occasion.