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Oikya Front: Minimum wage for RMG workers Tk12,000

  • Published at 03:53 pm December 17th, 2018
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Rationing systems for day labourers, farm workers and underprivileged population, manifesto says

Jatiya Oikya Front in their election manifesto have announced to set Tk12,000 as minimum wage for the readymade garments (RMG) workers within two years of coming in power.

Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna read out the 14-point election manifesto at an event at Hotel Purbani International, in Dhaka, that began around 11am on Monday.

Manna said: “Within two years, the minimum wage of garment workers will be set to Tk12,000 and multiple buildings will be constructed in all industrial areas to accommodate their housing.

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“Rationing systems will also be introduced for day labourers, farm workers and underprivileged population.”

Alliance chief Dr Kamal Hossain—and senior leaders Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Zafrullah Chowdhury, and Kader Siddique— among others, were present at the event.

The election will be held on December 30.