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Discussion meeting held on amendment of Labour Law-2006

BILS organised a discussion meeting for drawing recommendations on amendment of Labour Law-2006 (Revised 2018) on December 30, 2020 at BILS Seminar Hall, Dhaka.

The meeting was organised to formulate the working procedure of the Committee (Labour Law Reform and Modernization Multilateral Committee) proposed by the BILS to determine the work to be done in the overall review of the Labour Law 2006 (Amendment 2018) as amended by the Government. It discussed what recommendations could be made to amend the labour law and what action would be taken to formulate this.

BILS Vice Chairman Shirin Akhter, MP Chaired the meeting, while Ministry of Labour and Employment Additional Secretary Dr. Md. Rezaul Haque was present as chief guest. Director (Admin) of the Department of Labour Md. Bellal Hossain Shiekh and Deputy Inspector General of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishment (DIFE) Md. Mehedi Hasan were present as special guests. Sramik Karmachary Oikya Parishad (SKOP) Joint Coordinators Nur Kutub Alam Mannan and Shahidullah Chowdhury, Bangladesh Trade Union Sangha General Secretary Chowdhury Ashiqul Alam, Workers Specialist of Decent Work Technical Team at ILO South Asia Syed Sultan Uddin Ahmmed, Bangladesh Labour Court Bar Association President A K M Nasim, Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust-BLAST Deputy Director Adv. Borkat Ali, ILO Dhaka Office Program Officer Saidul Islam, Labour Law expert Adv. Mohammad Nazrul Islam, BILS Director Kohinoor Mahmood were present at the meeting.