Tag Archives: Labour Law

REFLECTION ON LABOUR LAW- CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY BETWEEN TEXT AND APPLICATION (Published)

Labour laws dictated by various legal systems are the backbone of healthy and safe working environment around the world. Such laws shape the structure of workplace, engineer the relationship between employers, employees, and guarantee protection to involved parties. Although there has been a rapid expansion of labour rules emerging at the international level, there is still a huge need for professional work assessing the commitment and implementation process. In essence, this research will enlighten the way for many academics to work forward addressing the subject of labour law development and enforcement in order to achieve better working conditions. The legal system of the Palestinian territory has acquired its current shape and texture through a process of incremental evolution over centuries. In particular, the Palestinian Labour Law No. 7 was promulgated in 2000 by the Legislative Council to ensure sound labour market governance. This paper presents a review of the working conditions clauses within the Palestinian, Jordanian, Egyptian, United Arab of Emirates and Turkish labour laws. In addition, the level of which the working conditions articles are applied within the Gaza Strip construction industry is assessed.

Keywords: Construction industry, Gaza Strip, Labour Law

LABOUR CONDITION IN THE APPAREL INDUSTRY OF BANGLADESH: IS BANGLADESH LABOUR LAW 2006 ENOUGH? (Published)

There is a growing concern that labour rights are often violated in Bangladeshi RMG industry. This study seeks to analyze the labour condition for workers in the apparel industry of Bangladesh by providing an analysis of the current state of labour condition in the RMG industry on the basis of nine indicators that are selected based on ILO core labour standards. The studies go through the extensive analysis of implementation of Bangladesh Labour Law 2006 and its impact on the nine indicators. The study concludes that though some of the labour rights issues like child labour, wages and working hour have improved significantly in Bangladesh, the other issues like health and safety, discrimination, compensation and benefits need careful attention in order to sustain in a very competitive global apparel market

Keywords: ILO conventions, Labour Law, RMG Industry, Working conditions

LABOUR CONDITION IN THE APPAREL INDUSTRY OF BANGLADESH: IS BANGLADESH LABOUR LAW 2006 ENOUGH? (Review Completed - Accepted)

There is a growing concern that labour rights are often violated in Bangladeshi RMG industry. This study seeks to analyze the labour condition for workers in the apparel industry of Bangladesh by providing an analysis of the current state of labour condition in the RMG industry on the basis of nine indicators that are selected based on ILO core labour standards. The studies go through the extensive analysis of implementation of Bangladesh Labour Law 2006 and its impact on the nine indicators. The study concludes that though some of the labour rights issues like child labour, wages and working hour have improved significantly in Bangladesh, the other issues like health and safety, discrimination, compensation and benefits need careful attention in order to sustain in a very competitive global apparel market.

Keywords: ILO conventions, Labour Law, RMG Industry, Working conditions