- June 20, 2017
A report by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has listed Bangladesh among the top 10 countries with the least workers’ rights. The annual report titled “Global Rights Index” lists countries that are ranked on a scale of 1-5 (5 being the worst) based on how much respect they have for workers rights. Criteria assessed
The finance minister also plans to scrap land prices fixed by the government.
He also mentioned that the name, excise duty, will be changed as well
Under the agreement, duty facilities between 5% to 100% will provided for various products
The government seeks to avoid long-term ban from EU side; encourages contract farming
The top corporate tax rate in Bangladesh is now 42%
In response to the repeated warnings by the European Union, the Bangladesh government has decided to allow trade unions in the export processing zones, in line with the ILO convention framework.
The International Labour Organisation conventions stipulate trade unions in their foreign trade partners
A March 19 meeting will determine how much aircraft passengers will have to pay for the airport development and security.
The government has finalised the draft of Bangladesh Civil Service Act 2017 keeping a provision allowing Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to arrest public servants if any complaint against them is proven in primary probe.
State Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs Meher Afroze Chumki said the exact details of what would constitute “special provisions” in the controversial Child Marriage Restraint Bill 2017 will be finalised on March 12.
The draft Medical Services Act which the government began formulating in February 2014 is finally ready to be submitted before the Cabinet within a few weeks.
The proposed VAT law is set to take effect from July this year.
The companies were found to be violating production standards in February last year
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Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader termed the e-hailing, ride-sharing service “very positive”.
“Now, I can’t disclose our strategy, as it is privileged information,” a member of the committee told the Dhaka Tribune on Wednesday.