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  1. Bangladesh - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act No. 30 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-07-22 | BGD-2013-L-94286

    Makes a large number of amendments to the 2006 Act. In particular the Act amends the 2006 Labour Act with respect to: adding a new section concerning the status of workers (section 4); compensation due to death (section 19); termination of employment (section 23, 24 and 27); adding a new section 28A entitled 'Employers-Workers relations due to any disaster beyond control or damage thereby'; resolving dispute over a child's age (section 36); dangerous work for children (section 39); emergency exits (section 62); access to gangways, stairs etc. for workers (section 72); adding a new section 78a concerning mandatory use of personal safety equipment; notification of competent authority in case of incident (section 80); establishment of a health centre in companies employing more than 5000 workers (section 89); adding a new section on formation of a safety committee (section 90a); adding a new section 94a entitled 'Residential Facility for Physically Challenged Workers'; compulsory group insurance (section 99); adding a new section 124a entitled 'Payment of dues including wages through conciliation'; adding a new section 140a entitled 'Special Power of the Government'; prohibition on deducting money to survivors of a worker who has died (section 155); provisions on social dialogue, trade unions and dispute resolution (sections 168, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 183, 187, 200, 202, 202a, 205, 211, 213, 214, and 215); employers and companies responsibilities (sections 232, 233, 234, 235, 236).

  2. Bangladesh - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Labour Policy 2012. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012 | BGD-2012-M-99016

  3. Bangladesh - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Act, 2006 (XLII of 2006). - Legislation on-line in Bengali Legislation on-line Legislation online in Bengali

    Adoption: 2006-10-11 | BGD-2006-L-76402

    Annoted edition of the Labour Act, 2006.
    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - Conditions of Service and Employment
    Chapter III - Employment of Adolescent
    Chapter IV - Maternity Benefit
    Chapter V - Health and Hygiene
    Chapter VI - Safety
    Chapter VII - Special Provisions Relating to Health, Hygiene and Safety
    Chapter VIII - Welfare
    Chapter IX - Working Hours and Leave
    Chapter X - Wages and Payment
    Chapter XI - Wages Board
    Chapter XII - Workers' Compensation For Injury by Accident
    Chapter XIII - Trade Unions and Industrial Relations
    Chapter XIV - Disputes, Labour Court, Labour Appellate Tribunal, Legal Proceedings, etc.
    Chapter XV - Workers' Participation in Companies Profits
    Chapter XVI - Regulation of Employment and Safety of Dock Workers
    Chapter XVII - Provident Funds
    Chapter XVIII - Apprenticeship
    Chapter XIX - Penalty and Procedure
    Chapter XX - Administration, Inspection, etc.
    Chapter XXI - Miscellaneous


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