Minimum wages for RMG workers to be finalised by Sep 15

July 13, 2006 at 11:45 pm 3 comments

          Minimum wages for the garment workers would be finalised by next September 15. The fourth meeting of the “Social Compliance Forum for RMG” held in the conference room of Commerce Ministry Wednesday was informed, report agencies.
The meeting was also informed that a huge progress has been made in the implementation process of the tripartite agreement that has been signed last month to protect the interests of labour of this sector.
Commerce and Water Resources Minister Hafizuddin Ahmed presided over the meeting. Implementation of social compliance in the readymade garment (RMG) factories and recent violence in this sector came up for discussion in the meeting.
The minister said the government is working sincerely to ensure congenial atmosphere in the RMG sector in the greater interest of the country’s economic progress.
“Normalcy has already been restored in the RMG sector, as the government has taken immediate steps after the recent labour unrest in this sector,” he said, adding that production is going on in full swing in all factories.
Commerce Secretary Feroz Ahmed, Labour Secretary Syed Sujauddin Ahmed, Executive Chairman of BEPZA Ashraf Abdullah Yousuf, BGMEA President Tipu Munshi, chief of Forum Golam Hossain, Joint Secretary General of Sramik Dal M Anwar Hossain, coordinator of MFA forum Jonathan Rose, women leader Shirin Akther, representative of foreign buyers Arnd Bornemann and concerned officials and representatives of different ministries and organisations attended the meeting.
The meeting decided to launch training programmes for workers, supervisors and managers to educate them on compliance and improve management quality as well as efficiency of production.
The meeting also decided to include representatives from three more buyers of different regions of the world in the forum, as currently one member from EU represents the forum.
After the meeting, Commerce Secretary Firoz Ahmed told journalists that UNDP, SEDF, MFA Forum have already proposed to support the training programme and the forum would have to take responsibility of implementing it.
He said the committee headed by DG of Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) would monitor the activities.


Financial Express


Entry filed under: Agreement Implementation, Uncategorized.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. zafor iqbal  |  December 29, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    Dear sir/ Madam

    Expecting update page & info. abbout new salary grade 2011.



  • 2. mohin uddin  |  February 19, 2011 at 5:59 am

    pls mention minimum wages for govnt declaration sen following e-mail (

  • 3. Kolins  |  March 29, 2011 at 7:10 am

    Just wandering to know about the business .someone pls mail me back,email address below thanks


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