Cabinet gives nod to trade union for RMG workers
The cabinet on Monday gave final approval to Bangladesh Labour (amendment) Act 2013 ensuring trade union right to the garment workers.
The approval came at the weekly cabinet meeting at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
According to the proposed law, there is a provision for groups insurance for the garment workers where there are at least 100 labourers.
The interest of the garment workers has been upheld with the amendment, M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, cabinet secretary, told reporters after the meeting.