Bangladesh Labour Act 2006

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BANGLADESH LABOUR LAW 2006-(RMG SECTOR)

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Page No. PART 1: WORKING CONDITIONS ..........................................................................................1 1.1 WAGES...............................................................................................................................4 1.1.1 Definition ................................................................................................................. 4 1.1.2 Persons responsible for the payment of wages ........................................................ 5 1.1.3 Fixation of wage periods and time of payment of wages ......................................... 5 1.1.4 Deductions from the wages ...................................................................................... 6 1.1.5 Grievance procedure in case of illegal deductions or delay in payment ................. 6 1.2 WORKING HOURS AND LEAVES ...............................................................................8 1.2.1 Daily hours............................................................................................................... 8 1.2.2 Interval for rest and meal* ...................................................................................... 8 1.2.3 Weekly hours** ........................................................................................................ 8 1.2.4 Weekly Holiday*** .................................................................................................. 8 1.3 PAID ANNUAL LEAVE ...................................................................................................9 1.3.1 Annual leave with wage ........................................................................................... 9 1.3.2 Festival holiday* ...................................................................................................... 9 Casual leave ............................................................................................................. 9 1.3.3 1.3.4 Sick leave ** ............................................................................................................ 9 Changes in the present law: ................................................................................................... 10 1.4 EMPLOYMENT OF FEMALE .....................................................................................10 Provisions of the new labour law:...............................................................................................10 MATERNITY BENEFITS ..............................................................................................10 1.5 1.5.1 Maternity leave ...................................................................................................... 10 Procedure of payment of the maternity benefit ...................................................... 11 1.5.2 1.5.3 Amount of the Maternity Benefits .......................................................................... 11 1.5.4 Benefits in case of the death of mother**** .......................................................... 11 1.6 EMPLOYMENT OF ADOLESCENT ...........................................................................12 1.6.1 Prohibition of employment of children and adolescent ......................................... 12 1.6.2 Certificate of fitness ............................................................................................... 12 1.6.3 Working hours of adolescent ................................................................................. 13 1.6.4 Restriction of appointment of adolescent in certain work ..................................... 13 PART 2: EMPLOYMENT ..........................................................................................................14 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 Forced labour ............................................................................................................ 14...
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