The meeting was organised aiming to coordinate area-based committees regularly, which will contribute to protest against violation of workers rights and gender discrimination at workplace by the implementation of social programme and active participation in social dialogue. Union formation at RMG sector, Trade Union challenges, organising social programme and social dialogue and gender discrimination at workplace were the main discussed issues in the meeting.
Mondiaal FNV Policy Advisor Ruben Korevaar, BILS FNV Project Advisory Committee member and Jatiya Sramik League Women Committee General Secretary Shamsunnahar Bhuiyan, Jatiya Sramik Jote Bangladesh General Secretary Naimul Ahsan Jewel, Bangladesh Biplobi Garments Sramik Federation President Salauddin Swopon, Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Sramik Dal District Committee Senior Joint General Secretary Liton Khan, Jatiya Sramik League Tongi Regional Committee Organising Secretary Abdur Rahman, BILS Project Coordinator Nazma Yesmin, Advocacy Coordinator Adv. Nazrul Islam were present in the meeting. Besides, IndustriAll affiliated Federations and local level leaders related to RMG sector at Tongi area of SKOP affiliated and BILS associated National Trade Union Federations, BILS leaders and officials participated in the meeting.