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Mosharraf for trade unions in all factories

03 May 2014

BSS, Faridpur :
Overseas Employment and Expatriate Welfare Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain announced that under the present government Trade unions will be allowed to function in all the factories of the country to ensure the rights of the workers.
The minister while addressing a May Day rally on Thursday at Janata Bank square organized by Faridpur unit of Jatiyo Sramik League said the government wants to bring an end to the unhindered exploitation of the owners of mills and factories in absence of trade unions.
Addressing the rally Mosharraf said the labors and the working people during the immediate past government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina got their wages increased to manifold particularly in garments sector along with other facilities that did not fulfill any other past successive governments.
He said our government is very much aware about the welfare of the workers and believes that they are main driving force for economic development.

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