dd Jute workers’ wages of June would be paid in next week

Jute workers’ wages of June would be paid in next week

Published: 03 Jul 2020   

Samakal Correspondent

Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi said jute workers’ wages of June 2020 would be paid to respective bank accounts of the workers in the next week as per the Wage Commission-2015.


60-day wages of July-August (as per the tenure of the notice) will also be paid in the respective months, he also said.


He said 50 percent of rest of all dues, including provident fund (PF), gratuity and golden handshake facilities, will be paid to respective bank accounts and rest of 50 percent will be given as savings certificates against respective names by September next.


Gazi told an online press briefing from his residence here Friday afternoon.


 today urged the jute mill workers not to worry as the Prime Minister (PM) has taken their responsibilities.


The press briefing was held following the government’s decision over stopping the production of 25 stated-owned jute mille under Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) after paying cent percent dues, include wages, provident funds and gratuities to nearly 25,000 workers with a view to modernize the mills which is being run with 70-80 year-old machineries to enable those in coping with the national and international demands of jute products, said an official handout.


State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian, Textiles and Jute Secretary Lokman Hossain Miah and Additional Secretary Mohammad Abul Kalam were present on the occasion.


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