BILS Chairman Md. Habibur Rahman Shiraz, Secretary General Mr. Nazrul Islam Khan and Executive Director Syed Sultan Uddin Ahmed were present at the meeting as distinguished guests. Objectives of the programme were to enhance capacity to develop teaching aid, to Develop 10 Resource Documents for using in the Trade Union training & advocacy and to improve team working capacity.
During this meeting, all teams presented their documents through multimedia and these were improved by other participants’ comments and inputs. Experts contributed with their valuable comments on these presentations. Issues of these presentations were Occupational Health & Safety, Limitations of the Labour Law & Labour Rules to organize the unorganized, National Minimum Wages, Women Leadership Devlopment & Gender Equality, Decent Work, ILO, International initiatives and SDG, Women’s Reproductive Health & Maternity Protection, Social Security & Compensation, Formation of Trade Union & Collective Bargaining, Development Productivity & participation and Labour Court & Labour Judiciary.
BILS Trainers Network was formed earlier with the Senior Trainers and a group of newly trained trainers to educate workers in different sectors. During the Refreshers courses for the trainers held on March 25-27, 2017 at Gonoshashthya Kendra, Savar, Dhaka; the trainer’s felt that had need to develop their Skill and knowledge in developing teachings aids and other training materials in a very recent and updated forms. As a result, 10 working teams consisting educators and BILS officials were formed to draft resource documents.