Training on Bangladesh Labour Law 2006 and Bangladesh Labour Rules 2015


Training objectives: The overall objective of this training program is to updated knowledge of Bangladesh Labour Law 2006 and Bangladesh Labour Rules 2015 for the executives responsible for managing human resources/workforce. Develop the skill on identification of applicable Labour Law 2006 for industrial relations related to compliance issues. Develop awareness on the essential regulatory issues in dealing with workforce in the industrial scenario. Develop the skill to handle disciplinary cases and employee grievances. Develop skill to initiate steps to avoid mistakes in light of regulatory requirements.

Organized by: Bangladesh Employers Federation (BEF)

Venue: Conference hall of MCCI, Chamber building, 122-124 Motijheel, Dhaka-1000.

Program duration: 27-28 April 2016

No. of participants Attended: 27 (Male – 22 and Female – 05)

Training course content:

  • Introduction to Bangladesh labor Law 2006 and Bangladesh labor Rule 2015
  • Classification of workers, Employers
  • Misconduct, Punishment and Disciplinary Proceedings,
  • Employer and Employee control under section 28 (ka)
  • Appointment of Juvenile worker, Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Function and eligibility of welfare officer
  • Formation and function of Safety committee
  • Child Room, Canteen and Canteen Management Committee,
  • Working hour and OT calculation
  • Different type of Leave [Annual, Festival etc], its calculation and payment
  • Wage and Piece rate worker, wage deduction, ADR for Wage
  • Trade Union, CBA and its Registration,
  • Formation and function of Participation Committee
  • Profit Participation: Its rules and procedure
  • Formation of Provident Fund, Rules and Trusty Board
  • Power and responsibility of Director of Labor and inspector
  • Approval of Factory’s Layout plan and Registration Procedure

During the discussions, the resource person addressed the entire questions raised by the participants. Participants shared their views and practical knowledge during the training session. Participant’s interaction was meaningful.

Training evaluation: The program was evaluated through structured questionnaire. On the training course, participants evaluated the whole training program through prescribed format.

Resource person: Mr. Barrister Omar Bin Harun Khan is Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh; He is one of the leading labour and employment law practitioners of Bangladesh. He has both local and global exposure in this area of law. Apart from working for significant number of companies and organizations on labour issues, he is also working as a consultant of the ILO on various legal matters. Also Mr. Joha Jamilur Rahman, Training coordinator, BEF act as course coordinator and provide support based on demand of resource person and participants.

In conclusion, Participants expressed their positive feedback that they would make some contributions at their workplaces by using gathered knowledge.