Workshop on ‘The Practical Applications of the Labour Laws and Rules with Latest Amendments’

We have the pleasure to inform you that DCCI Business Institute (DBI) is going to organize a daylong Workshop on ‘The Practical Applications of the Labour Laws and Rules with Latest Amendments’, scheduled to be held on 6th October 2023 from 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM at DBI, Dhaka Chamber Building (11th floor), 65-66 Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000.


Topics overview in Brief: The management of labour and employment relations has become a matter of concern and ever-challenging given the ongoing pandemic situation of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The changing situation pushed the establishments and industries to transformation, adoption of changes in business modalities and looking for survival strategies, among others.  Given this to revisit related legal framework, including the Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006, has become essential and crucial. A proper understanding and strategic applications of the same are now crucial and vital. With this scenario on the view, DBI is going to organize the training workshop on the subject matter.


Objective: This workshop is to facilitate undersigning on effective employee relations and healthy environment and congenial atmosphere in the organization as well as to overcome legal challenges.  


Contents: Objective and coverage of the labour laws; Structure and exemption of the Act; Definition of the worker and employee (non-worker), understanding of nature of work; Conditions of employment and service: Appointment, conditions of appointment, probation period and confirmation; Working hour and leave; Determination of wages and payment; When and how deduction and reduction from the wages are possible; Situation and responses of the Labour Act during an epidemic/unprecedented situation, e.g., COVID-19; Stoppage of work, "general holidays," lay-off, closure of business etc.; Separation of employment: Retrenchment, discharge, dismissal, termination, resignation and retirement; Statutory conditions for retrenchment and termination; Service benefits (compensation) and their payments; Maternity benefit (qualification, calculation and payment); Violation of provisions of the Labour Act, remedies and penalty. Question & Answer Session.


Who Can Attend: Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Managers/General Managers who lead an organization; HR and Admin Managers/Executives, employees who may be assigned to conduct enquiry; persons who want to be professional enquiry officer; any employee especially for Admin & HR department and other interested persons.


Facilitator: This workshop will be conducted Dr. Uttam Kumar Das, who is a highly qualified and well-regarded lawyer with expertise on labour and employment laws of Bangladesh. Dr. Das is an Advocate in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and advises multinational corporations and international organizations on labour and service matters.            


Fees: Tk. 3,000/- payable in favour of ‘Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry’ by BEFTN/ Pay Order/ Cheque/ Cash Deposit. It could also be paid through bKash merchant number 01766018659 (Payment) with bKash charge Tk.50/-. Course fee includes refreshments, lunch, stationery, learning materials and excludes VAT and Tax.


Procedure: The intending candidates may collect Registration Form from DBI Office for submitting to DBI after filling up duly or log on to for registration. Please contact at 01913745062 for more information. Registration Deadline: 4th October 2023. Certificate: Certificate will be awarded.


We would appreciate if you could kindly participate and/or nominate concerned official(s) from your esteemed organization to this training course.

Published on: 2023-10-06

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