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US appreciates labour leaders' efforts to secure their rights

Worker 2024-02-25, 10:15am


The visiting US delegation members had a meeting with labour leaders in Dhaka on Saturday. UNB

Dhaka, Feb 24 - The United States on Saturday appreciated  Bangladeshi labour leaders' efforts in pushing for freedom of association, their rights and wages for the workers.

"It was a pleasure to meet with labor leaders as they bravely continue to push for freedom of association, collective bargaining rights, and living wages for workers in Bangladesh," said the US Embassy in a message from its verified Facebook page after the meeting between a delegation from US and the labour leaders.

The United States stands with the people of Bangladesh in their work to improve the rights to organize and collectively bargain, said the Embassy.

US Department of State Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Afreen Akhter, among others, was present. - UNB