The government has asked the garment owners to pay the festival bonus by September 28 and salary of the current month by October 2 ahead of upcoming Durga Puja and Eid.
The decision was taken at the meeting of "crisis management committee" at the secretariat on Sunday afternoon.
State Minister for Labour Mujibul Haque Chunnu briefed the reporters after the meeting.
The delegation of BGMEA and BKMEA agreed to pay the bonuses and salary by the set dates.
Former first vice president of BKMEA Mohammad Hatem, acting president of BKMEA Shahidullah Azim and representatives of Industrial Police were present at the meeting.