A WORKING REPORT ON PRACTICE OF LABOUR CODE ACTS OF BANGLADESH IN A COMPANY FROM RMG SECTOR, RUPA GROUP.
By Sharmin Nawaz chowdhury ID: 0720286
An intern-ship Report Presented in Partial Fulfilment Of the Requirements for the Degree Bachelor of Business Administration
Independent University, Bangladesh 20thApril, 2012
Table of CONTENTS
CHAPTERPAGE NUMBER INTRODUCTION LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL ACKONOWLADGEMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY METHODOLOGY COMPANY PROFILE FINDINGS SURVEY QUESTION CONCLUSION REFERENCE
LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL 20thApril, 2012 Mr.Saquib Shahriar Lecturer School of Business Independent University Bangladesh Subject: Intern-ship Report
I would like to present to you the working report on, practice of labour code acts of Bangladesh in RUPA Group that I have prepared as a requirement of my internship program. I am glad to have your guidance and support throughout the course. This report would not have been this very report without your kind co-operation and wise supervision.
I will be very grateful, if you could kindly provide me with your valuable feedback on this study of mine.
Yours Sincerely Sharmin Nawaz chowdhury ID: 0720286
Firstly, I am very thankful to RUPA group for considering me as an intern.
With heartiest gratefulness, I would like to would like to acknowledge a few individuals for their immense support and guidance in the completion of my report.
I would like to thank Mr. Saquib Shahriar, my university supervisor for guiding me in planning and composing the report. He was always available to provide me with his supervision and guidance during the entire course. Therefore, I express colossal appreciation for his aid. I would like to express my profound gratitude to Mr. Shahidul Islam, Managing Director of RUPA Group for giving me the honour of doing my intern-ship in his organization of repute and for his valuable time and support during my stay at his organization. I would also like to thank Mr. Anisuzzaman, Manager, planning &co- ordination RUPA Group for showing me the way to communicate with the personnel within the organization and for giving me the idea of how a readymade garments company runs indeed. Finally I would like to convey my heartfelt gratitude to all the workers and supervisors I interviewed, in the process of making this report.
The Readymade Garment (RMG) industry of Bangladesh has emerged as a competent garment producer in global garment business in recent times. This industry has successfully transformed Bangladesh into an export-oriented economy. The RMG industry also became the major foreign currency-earning sector with highest rates of absorption of industrial employment. Interestingly, women comprise more than 80 per cent of the total labour force and most of them could be otherwise destitute or empty handed. In a patriarchal society like Bangladesh, the RMG industry effectively challenged the traditional view of conflating domesticity with femininity by allowing women of low-income backgrounds to move from the household to the labour market. Garment trade is regarded as a leading driver of globalisation. Though garment workers gain much by working in the garment industry the informal nature of job and adverse working conditions often threaten the livelihood possibilities of workers. This study focuses on the labour rights implementation in Rupa Group Pvt. Ltd. It is assumed that labour rights safeguarded workers form negative consequences. It is also evident that labour rights increase labour productivity. Theoretically there are opportunities to establish labour rights within this organization but in practice the picture is simply unsatisfactory. The recent labour unrest in Bangladesh is the outcome of longstanding violation of labour rights in the organizations like this. Labour rights can be ensured if Bangladesh Government can...