Economic Advisory Council to the PM calls for unified labour law

19th December 2021, 11:59 pm

The Economic Advisory Council to the PM (EAC-PM) has backed a unified labour code, much on the lines of the Bangladesh Labour Act of 2006, saying that the labour reforms undertaken in form of four Codes did not take a comprehensive view of all labour laws and had only standardised and streamlined the existing statutes without addressing definitional inconsistencies.

The EAC-PM has called for further simplifying of the labour laws and called for other alternative policy efforts to boost employment generation and industrial growth.

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