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Bangladesh - Avenues for redress (penalties, remedies) and litigation procedure for individual complaints


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Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).

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Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).

+ show references

Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).

+ show references

Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).

+ show references

Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).

+ show references

Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).

+ show references

Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).

+ show references

Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).

+ show references

Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: Yes

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)

Notes / Remarks
Note that only workers who have been "discharged", "dismissed" or "retrenched" (i.e. workers who have been dismissed on grounds of incapacity, misconduct or redundancy) can seek redress for grievance related to dismissal in the courts.
Workers who have been "terminated" by simple notice (with no reason given) cannot challenge such termination in court unless they claim a breach of the requisite requirements (notice and severance pay) or allege that their termination was based on their trade union membership or activity (sec. 33(9) LA).