The Comparative Scenario of Bangladesh & Usa Labor Law

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Executive Summary
Simply, labor refers a physical work and laborer refers a people, who involves with physical work. However, in labor law, Labor means any work done by a person employed in any establishment or industry either directly or through a contract to do any skilled, unskilled, manual, technical work for wages , but does not include the work done in managerial or administrative sector. Law is a set of rules enforced by the sovereign political authority and recognized by the states people for the welfare of states people & their rights. The Bangladesh labor code, an act(Act no.42: 11st October 2006) to consolidate and amend the laws relating to employment of workers, relation between workers and employers, determination of minimum wages , payment of wages , compensation for injuries out of and in course of employment , formation of trade unions raising and settlement of industrial disputes, health , safety ,welfare and working United States labor law is a heterogeneous collection of state and federal laws. Federal law not only sets the standards that govern workers' rights to organize in the private sector, but overrides most state and local laws that attempt to regulate this area.

Introduction
The Bangladesh Labor code,2006 is an Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to employment of workers, relation between workers and employers, determination of minimum wages, payment of wages, compensation for injuries arising out of and in the course of employment, formation of trade unions, raising and settlement of industrial diputes, health, safety, welfare and working conditions of workers , and apprenticeship and anciliary thereto. On the other hand-United States labor law,1993 is a heterogeneous collection of state and federal laws. Federal law not only sets the standards that govern workers' rights to organize in the private sector, but overrides most state and local laws that attempt to regulate this area. Federal law also provides more limited rights for employees of the federal government. These federal laws do not, on the other hand, apply to employees of state and local governments, agricultural workers or domestic employees; any statutory protections those workers have derived from state law .

The Comparative Scenario of Bangladesh & USA labor law

The Background of Bangladesh Labor Law, 2006 
 

* Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923

* Children (Pledging of Labor) Act, 1933

* Workmen's Protection Act, 1934

* Dock Laborers Act, 1934

* Payment of Wages Act, 1936

* Employer's Liability Act, 1938

* Employment of Children Act, 1938

* Maternity Benefit Act, 1939

* Mines Maternity Benefit Act, 1941

* Motor Vehicle (Drivers) Ordinance, 1942

* Maternity Benefit (Tea Estate) Act, 1950

* Employment (Records of Services) Act, 1951

* Bangladesh Plantation Employees Provident Fund Ordinance, 1959

* Coal Mines (Fixation of rates of wages) Ordinance, 1960

* Road Transport Worker's Ordinance, 1961

* Minimum Wages Ordinance, 1961

* Plantation Labor Ordinance, 1962

* Apprenticeship Ordinance, 1962

* Factories Act, 1965

* Shops & Establishments Act, 1965

* Employment of Labor (Standing Orders) Act, 1965

* Companies Profits (Workers Participation) Act, 1968

* Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969

* Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Services) Act, 1974

* Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1980
 

The Background of USA Labor Law in 1993
* Civil Rights Act of 1866
* Sherman Antitrust Act (1890)
* Clayton Antitrust Act (1914
* Railway Labor Act, 1926
* The Wagner Act,1930s
* Davis-Bacon Act,1931,
* Norris-LaGuardia Act of 1932
* National Industry Recovery Act, 1933,
* National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935
* The Byrnes Act of 1936, named for Sen. James Byrnes (SC-D) *...
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