Workers’ salaries cannot be deducted due to closure of shops after 8 pm – Khulna City Mayor

E Bangla tv Representative: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed to take necessary steps to save electricity and energy in the current situation of continuous rise in global energy prices Has done. To this end, according to the provisions of section 114 of the Bangladesh Labor Act, 2006, shops, shopping malls, markets,
An exchange meeting was held with the businessmen of Khulna district on Monday afternoon in the conference room of Khulna district commissioner. City Mayor Talukdar Abdul Khaleq was the chief guest at the meeting. The city mayor said that according to the government decision, shops should be closed after 8 pm. However, after 8 pm, load-unloading activities can be conducted in the wholesale yard of perishable goods but retail cannot be done.
Medicine and food hotels will remain open. Addressing the shop owners, he said the wages of the workers could not be deducted as the shops were closed at 8 pm. The meeting was chaired by Khulna Deputy Commissioner Md. Moniruzzaman Talukder, KCC Secretary Md. Ajmul Haque, Additional District Magistrate Pulak Kumar Mandal, Divisional Director of Labor Department Md.
Representatives of various trade organizations and labor representatives participated. The meeting was informed that according to sub-section 3 of 114 of the labor law of the country, no shop can be kept open after 8 pm. Store medicines, operating equipment or medical supplies, dock, Shops selling jetties, stations or airports and transport service terminals, vegetables, meat, fish, dairy products, bread, pastries, sweets and flowers can be kept open. Stores for funerals and funerals, newspapers, periodicals and light snack retailers, petrol pumps, sewerage or sanitation facilities, any industry, electricity and water supply can be kept open.

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