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BGMEA claiming 100 percent salaries, bonuses paid to RMG workforce

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has claimed 100 percent salary and Eid bonus of the country’s readymade garment industries have been paid.

BGMEA president Faruque Hassan in a statement on Saturday thanked workers and all concerned including law enforcers for cooperation to do the job smoothly.

He said that the garment workers are going to celebrate the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr with their families with the dedicated cooperation of all.

BGMEA president said 100 percent factories have been paid festival allowances and advance pay in April as per the decision of the government. Eid holiday has also been announced to 100 percent of the factories.

At the same time, the leader of the garment factory entrepreneurs also thanked the workers for paying their dues in spite of limitations by maintaining the continuity of the previous year.

Faruque further said that according to the information received, the traffic pressure on the highways has come down as compared to other previous years due to the holidays being given on different dates and at different times this year.

He thanked the government for taking various steps to reduce traffic congestion on the highways and to make the Eid journey of homebound people easier and safer.

Source: United News of Bangladesh