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Area based awareness raising camp held

BILS, under DGB-BW project organised an Awareness Rising Camp that on October 31, 2020 at the TSP Government Primary School Premises, Patenga Heavy Industrial Area, Chattogram.

The discussion meeting was presided over by local trade union leader and BMSF Chattogram District Committee Secretary Md. Nurul Abser, BILS-LRSC Coordintion Committee Chairman A M Nazimuddin was the chief guest in the camp. BILS-LRSC Senior Officer Pahari Bhattacharjee and Rizwanur Rahman Khan was enlisted discussants. Local TU leaders Abu Zafar, Md. Elias, Md. Ali of BJSD, Md. Ali of JSL, Nazma Akter, Md. Munshi Mean, Md. Idris, Md. Jamal of BMSF took part in the discussion.

The camp was attended by nearly 100 local trade union leaders and activists and most participants were construction, RMG, loading-unloading Port sector workers. An awareness rising discussion meeting was held on this 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.