GB.340/INS/14 (Rev.1)/decision

Decision on the complaint concerning non-observance by Bangladesh of the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81), the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), and the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98)

Record of decisions | 10 November 2020

In view of the information communicated by the Government of Bangladesh on the situation of freedom of association in the country and taking due note both of the Government’s commitment to continue to further improve the overall situation and to address the outstanding issues before the supervisory bodies, the Governing Body, on the recommendation of its Officers:

(a) requested the Government to develop, with the support of the Office and of the secretariat of the Workers’ and Employers’ groups, and in full consultation with the social partners concerned, a time-bound roadmap of actions with tangible outcomes to address all the outstanding issues mentioned in the complaint submitted under article 26 to the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference (2019);

(b) requested the Government to report on progress made in that regard to the Governing Body at its next session; and

(c) deferred the decision on further action in respect of the complaint until its 341st Session (March 2021).

(GB.340/INS/14(Rev.1), paragraph 6)