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Workshop to Prepare Charter of Demand (RMG Sector)

Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies-BILS, under ongoing DGB-BW project organised a day-long workshop to finalize the issues to draft a charter of demand for the Ready Made Garments-(RMG) workers of Chattogram that has been held on  September 01, 2020 at Hotel Asian SR, Chattogram.

Apart from the senior leadership associated with the BILS-LRSC coordinating activities, all mainstream TU organization leadership of Chattogram-based RMG sector mainly took part in the workshop.

The inaugurating session of the day-long workshop was addressed by BILS-LRSC Coordination Committee Chairman and BJSD Chattogram president labour leader A M Nazimuddin.

The various sessions of the workshop was conducted by BILS-LRSC Senior Officers namely Pahari Bhattacharjee, Rizwanur Rahman Khan and Assistant Program officer Fazlul Kabir Mintu.

Leadership from Chattogram-based RMG sector including the representatives of TU organizations of JSL, BJSD, TUC, JSJ, BFTUC, BJSF, BMSF, BLF took part in the workshop. 10 separate RMG related issues were finalized to incorporate all these in the Charter of Demand.

Participants actively took part in the workshop and identified the existing problems of RMG workers, role of TUs and the management regarding these and lastly finalized 10 issues on priority basis. It is to be mentioned that, steps are on submission of these.