BILS has been working on labour issue since 1995 when it is established. BILS endeavors to uphold the causes of working people and Trade Unions of Bangladesh. 14 major National Trade Union federations are associated with BILS.
Keeping in view to build a just and democratic society, enabling the workers organizations to play appropriate role as a major force BILS emphasizes on capacity building of the Trade Unions through Trainings, research and information sharing. Protecting workers rights is the main objectives of BILS and it strives to promote just and worker friendly policies and Laws in Bangladesh. It also plays a catalyst role in bridging trade unions civil society and the government of labour market issues.
BILS, established by the labour movement, shall contribute to develop Bangladesh to be a prosperous democratic society, which will be free from discrimination and exploitation of all kinds and where equal rights and opportunities will be ensured for all people in respect of fulfilling their basic needs like food, shelter, education, medical care, social security, rule of law, peace and progressive socio-cultural environment.. Workers should not be treated as a commodity but the respectable partner of progress
BILS’s Mission is to co-operate the Trade Union movement in Bangladesh to grow like a social partner and as vanguard for democratic development and common prosperity. Forthcoming days are challenging and yet prosperous. The TU movement has always and shall in future too, have to overcome the challenges and embrace the prosperity. It is only way to improve the capacity of the National Trade Union Movement to put into effects in an organised and effective way, the real desire of the workers at large, who have learnt from their experience the necessity of unity, knowledge and skill.