The Ansars fired at least 15 shots to disperse the demonstrators armed with sticks and stones. The workers of six factories also went out on demonstrations at Sreepur demanding increased wages and payment of dues.
The clothing sector is not much less important for the nation than the Railway one! The RMG owners as well as other entrepreneurs are counting losses because of high bank interest rates. The reasons and the remedies of the present crisis: More than 1, workers have been accused of instigation, trespassing, vandalism and theft in seven cases started over the unrest so far.
The total workforce engaged in this sector is about 2. I believe that labor unrest is the final explosion created by uncountable mistakes, misbehavior, mismanagement, and over exploitation of labors by authority.
As a result, companies lost working-hours and production targets. By Faheem Haider Wednesday, October 13th Earlier this year the government began to formulate plans to set up a separate police force to monitor the four separate industrial zones in Bangladesh.
Both fire service and police officials confirmed that angry workers set fire to the factory at one stage of their protest demanding payment of overdue wages and Eid bonuses.
Many factories have suspended production for want of power and gas. It could be said that the growth in import is mainly due to higher import of capital machinery and industrial raw materials, according to Bangladesh Bank.
Higher productivity means high revenues, thus profits, which in turn could ensure better wages. All of a sudden, labor unrest has increased in our country.
We shall now turn to the reasons for Labor unrest as well as its remedies. I doubt because; if the Wage Board announces minimum wage more than present limit, then present clothing industry might get one big shock, which could lead the clothing industry of our country in the verge of destruction.
At present, the capacity of the spinning mills is 1. Unfortunately, the manufacturers cannot take their matters into priority; resulted in present unrest. But the golden age of Jute is now over. And accordingly take initiative to satisfy them.
Meanwhile, workers of Meditex Sweater Factory in Konabari area under Gazipur Sadar upazila abstained from work yesterday, and workers of Euro Fashion Ltd at Masterbari under Sripur upazila staged a sit-in in front of the factory, both in demand for pay hikes.
A seven-member delegation, led by the association president, called on Matin in his office seeking security for the apparel sector. It will expand business as well. But no one from the management went to the factory which was found locked up.
As the authorities did not heed their demands, they set fire to the factory warehouse and the generator room at about 8: There should be a significant change in the mindset of the owners as well.
Though a revised wage structure is declared, peace is yet to come to the RMG sector. Reasons and Solutions July 1, Share 0 Clothing industry is one of the most labor-intensive sectors in the world.
At one point, they started marching and fellows from other factories joined them. There are dying-finishing mills in the country with a capacity of million meters per year.
They will report directly to the Home Ministry led by Sahara Khatun. This is why the total production has fallen0; the cost of production increases dramatically, earning has slimmed down. More than 4, woven and knitwear garment factories are under pressure from their Western buyers to improve their workplace safety to global standards by June They abstained from work and held rallies Sunday morning as the authorities refused to meet their demands.
The workers came out of the factories as some people, reportedly hired by the owners, chased them, leading to a clash. The police obstructed them as they tried to attack neighbouring factories.Labor unrest in the RMG sector–reasons and remedies October 7, The prevailing worsening situation in readymade garment (RMG) sector is not good for country’s feeble economy.
RMG sector accounts for 76% of our total annual foreign exchange earnings. Once, Jute was the only foreign exchange earning item. But the golden age of Jute is now over. Labor unrest in the RMG sector–reasons and remedies October 7, The prevailing worsening situation in readymade garment (RMG) sector is not good for country’s feeble economy.
RMG sector accounts for 76% of our total annual foreign exchange earnings. Once, Jute was the only foreign exchange earning item. The Main Challenges in this Sector: Despite RMG industry is the most important and fastest growing sector of Bangladesh's economy it has so many problems and challenges in this sector.
The most important problems are political instability, labor unrest lacking of gas, electricity, infrastructure and some bad images (Ahmed et al ).
sector of Bangladesh. It also attempts to address the problem from public-private cooperation perspective. The RMG sector of Bangladesh has emerged entirely through private entrepreneurship. But it is not beyond government or public concern.
In all respect, it is a huge industry. Solving labor unrest in the RMG sector is not an easy task. 1. The dissertation has the objective to identify the necessity of labor union in view of recent labor unrest in RMG sector of BangladeshB Hypothesis It is necessary to have active labor union in every RMG industry to prevent labor unrest.
An overview of Bangladesh RMG Industry Insight. An overview of Bangladesh RMG Akhi Akter. (BGMEA) attributed the decline in apparel exports to the latest labor unrest.
Export earnings of woven garment declined by per cent in July-December period of RMG sector is growing though there is a little bit slow down in.Download