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Labour Rules-2015

Gazette published incorporating 101 amendments

Published : 21 Sep 2022 10:00 PM

A total of 101 amendments have been made in the Labour Rules-2015 with the aim of establishing the rights and welfare of the working class people of the country and facilitating the greater enforcement and implementation of the Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006.

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has published a gazette regarding the  inclusion of 101 amendments to the Labour Rules on September 1 last. Advocate AKM Nasim, country programme director of Solidarity Centre-

Bangladesh, disclosed the information at a roundtable titled 'Recent 

Amendment of the Bangladesh Labour Rules, 2015' in the capital Wednesday. The employers, workers and leaders of the civil 

society participated in the roundtable organized by the Solidarity Center-Bangladesh Office.

Divisional Labour Office's Assistant Director Mosharraf Hossain, Chairperson 

of Foundation for Law and Development Advocate Fawzia Karim, Sramik 

Karmachari Oikya Parishad leader Ashiqul Alam and General Secretary of 

Samajtantrik Sramik Front Ahsan Habib Bulbul took part in it.

Speakers said every amendment to the labor rules should be positive, 

development-oriented and helpful for all parties concerned.

They hoped that the amendments would follow the guidelines of the country's 

constitution and ILO conventions and those amendments would be useful in 

achieving goals of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially Goal 8 'Decent Work'.