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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The government has announced minimum wages of garment workers


The government has announced minimum wages of garment workers. This wage has been announced for the minimum of Tk. 8000 (Eight) thousand BDT. Labor and Employment Minister Mujibul Haque Chunnu announced the wage of the emergency press conference in the Ministry of Labor and Employment in the Secretariat on Thursday (September 13th).



The government formed a wage board for garment workers on January 14 this year. With the permanent four members of the garment factory owners' organization, BGMEA president and one representative of the workers, this wage board has set the wages considering overall consideration.
Earlier, on 7 November 2013, the Gazette was published by fixing the minimum wage of garments workers Tk 5,300. This wage is effective from December of that year.


So, how to calculate  factory wages for recent announcement by the Government Labor and Employment Minister Mujibul Haque Chunnu. The below calculation are each authority from Worker Leaders, BGMEA and Government. Here the calculation are obtained by Grade % Variation, Existence and New Wages. 

Designation
Pattern Master
Mechanic
Electrician
Sr. Cutter Man
Sr. Operator
Sr. QC
Sr. Packing Man
Sr. Iron man
Cutter Man
Operator
QC
Folding Man
Packing Man
Iron Man
Jr. Operator
Jr. Iron Man
Gen. Operator
Helper














Minimum Wages-2013
Minimum Wages- 2013


13,000
10,900
6,805
6,420
6,042
5,678
5,300


Grade
Grade-1
Grade-2
Grade-3
Grade-4
Grade-5
Grade-6
Grade-7
Grand Total

No of Employees


235
375
110
45
228
993

Average of Gross


8,259
7,474
7,262
6,545
5,789
7,066

Sum of Gross Ext Wages


1,940,854
2,802,880
798,859
294,514
1,319,877
7,156,985

Max of Gross


17,795
13,600
12,000
6,900
7,138
17,795

Min of Gross


7,000
6,420
6,400
6,000
5,300
5,300

Min Wage 2013
13,000
10,900
6,805
6,420
6,042
5,678
5,300


Grade to Grade %
19.27%
60.18%
6.00%
6.26%
6.41%
7.13%
0%














Proposal of BGMEA
15,600
13,080
8,166
7,704
7,250
6,814
6,360

Max. impact but not less than 7%
Grade % Variation
(New-Ext)/Ext
20.00%
20.00%
20.00%
20.00%
20.00%
20.00%
20.00%

Grade to Grade %
19.26%
60.70%
6.00%
6.26%
6.41%
7.13%



Impact
-
-
2,329,025
3,363,456
958,631
353,417
1,583,853
8,588,382
16.67%
Proposal of Workers Leader
21,050
17,550
16,150
14,960
13,910
12,930
12,020

Max. impact but not less than 70%
Grade % Variation
(New-Ext)/Ext
61.92%
61.01%
137.33%
133.02%
130.22%
127.72%
126.79%

Impact
-
-
4,606,142
6,531,321
1,839,148
670,671
2,993,382
16,640,664
132.51%
Announced by Govt.
19,686
16,507
10,272
9,691
9,120
8,571
8,000

Max. impact but not less than 15%
Grade % Variation
(New-Ext)/Ext
51.43%
51.44%
50.94%
50.94%
50.94%
50.94%
50.94%

Impact
-
-
2,929,591
4,230,762
1,205,826
444,550
1,992,268
10,802,996
50.94%
 





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