Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / RMG units not adhering to new wage structure
RMG units not adhering to new wage structure
15
Feb '11
Amirul Haque, Chairman of the National Garments Workers Federation, while speaking at a press conference recently alleged that, even after three months of the implementation of the new wage structure which became effective since November 1, last year, 30 percent of the garment units in the country are still not paying wages to their workers in accordance with the same.

He insisted on thorough implementation of the new wage structure in all the garment factories, on immediate basis and demanded that the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina should intervene in the matter.

He further stated that, the Prime Minister would be handed over a list of the names of the garment factories which are not abiding by the new wage structure and not paying their workers accordingly.

The government, on October 31, 2010 revised the minimum wage of the garment workers in the seventh grade and raised it to Tk 3,000, while the same for the grade one workers was raised to Tk 9,300.

Amirul revealed that, no maternity leaves were being given to the female employees in most of the firms and the workers who tried to form trade unions had to face terminations.

He said that, the 4,800 garment firms of the country employ around 3.5 million workers, of which 85 percent workers are female.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2017

Net profit at Indorama Ventures zooms 145% in 2016

Net profit at Thailand headquartered and Aloke Lohia led Indorama...

Information Technology | On 21st Feb 2017

ThreadSol launches IntelloBuy & IntelloCut in Vietnam

ThreadSol, the pioneer of enterprise material management for sewn...

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2017

GST to reduce documentation for logistics firms: CBRE

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to result in a reduction...

Interviews View All

Rahuul Jashnani
Jashn

‘Online economy has changed the whole dynamics of buying habits.’

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Spokesperson
Hugo Boss

'Hugo Boss works with carefully selected sourcing partners'

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search