JS body asks BJMC to resolve workers’ payment issue

The Standing Committee on Ministry of Labour

and Employment today recommended to Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation(BJMC)

to expedite the disposal of pending cases filed by the workers with a view to

hastening the payment of workers’ dues.

They came up with the recommendations at the 12th meeting of the Standing

Committee of the 11th National Parliament held at the Parliament with

committee chairman Md Mujibul Haque in the chair.

The committee expressed satisfaction over the ongoing works of setting up

projects of 6 district offices out of 13 and recommended to the ministry to

take immediate steps to establish offices in the remaining 7 districts.

They also expressed satisfaction over the modernization and strengthening

of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments.

The meeting also presented digital presentations of the ongoing development

projects of the concerned ministry and the committee recommended to the

ministry to complete the activities of the development projects within the

stipulated time.

During the meeting, committee member Shajahan Khan, MP, expressed

dissatisfaction over the submission of a report from the concerned ministry

related to creation of an unstable situation by two officials at the

Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments.

In continuation of that, committee member Shamsun Nahar has been entrusted

with the task of re-investigating the report.

At the beginning of the meeting, all martyred in the language movement were

remembered with solemn dignity through special prayers.

The committee members State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum

Monnujan Sufian and Md Nazrul Islam Chowdhury were also present there.

The meeting was attended by the Secretary of The Ministry of Labour and

Employment, heads of various organizations and concerned officials of the

Ministry of Labour and Employment and the Parliament Secretariat.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)