The discussion meeting was presided over by local trade union leader and JSL Kalurghat Industrial Area President Ali Akbor. BILS-LRSC Coordintion Committee Chairman labour leader A M Nazimuddin was the chief guest in the meeting. BILS-LRSC senior officer Pahari Bhattacharjee and Rizwanur Rahman Khan was enlisted discussants. Chattogram BTUC secretary K M Shahidullah, local TU leaders Md. Salauddin & Tamizuddin of JSL, Abdul Matin of BJSD, Abdul Kader & Rasheda Begum of BFTUC spoke on the occasion.
The meeting expressed deep concern over the unemployment of informal sector workers, ongoing illegal lay-off and forced termination of workers in printing & electronic media, RMG and other sectors, social insecurity of day laborers, construction workers, hotel and health workers beside less payment by the employers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.