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Factories ordered to pay wages, Eid allowances by July 7

| Updated: July 06, 2022 18:29:11


Factories ordered to pay wages, Eid allowances by July 7

State Minister for Labour and Employment Monnujan Sufian has ordered industrial units, including readymade garment factories, to pay workers their salaries and festival allowances by July 7, ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.

She issued a statement to this effect on Sunday following two separate meetings with stakeholders last week, reports bdnews24.com.

After the meetings with representatives of owners and workers, the government set a deadline of July 7 for factories, both private and public, to pay the salary for June, including any arrears, along with the allowance for Eid, Monnujan said.

Owners were also given the option to extend the holidays through discussions with the workers or keep factories open during Eid if necessary to deliver goods ordered by foreign customers.

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