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Form bodies to curb labour unrest: B'desh RMG makers told

24
May '12
Bangladesh's Labour and Employment Minister, Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, has urged the readymade garment (RMG) manufacturers in the country to form "participation committees" at the factory-level to fight labour unrest.

Addressing an emergency meeting of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in Dhaka, he said the prevailing labour unrest situation is due to absence of common platforms for the garment workers and owners to hold dialogues.

He said formation of participatory committees would help in developing amicable relations between employers and employees, as it would extend a platform for workers to raise their issues before employers.

He added that allowing formation of trade unions in the sector would depend on the performance of the participatory committees.

Further, he directed the Sectary of his Ministry to organize meetings of the five zonal crisis management committees to resolve labour unrest in apparel sector.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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