New board to review salary of RMG workers

Kalerkantho Online   

14 January, 2018 19:18 PM

New board to review salary of RMG workers

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The government has formed a new committee which will review the existing salaries of the Readymade garment (RMG) industry workers.

State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque Chunnu made the disclosure at a press conference at the Secretariat on Sunday.

BGMEA President Siddiqur Rahman and Women's Affairs Secretary of Jatiya Sramik League Shamsunnahar Bhuiyan have been made the members of the six-member wage board which has four other permanent members. 

The state minister said: "The committee has been asked to submit a report with recommendations within six months after scrutinising the present salary structure of the RMG workers."

The new wage structure will be announced once the report is submitted, he added.