Excited about deeper communication within the US-made attire sector: Peter Haas
US Ambassador to Dhaka Peter Haas stated the US is curious about deeper engagement with Bangladesh’s personal sector and different stakeholders to advance internationally acknowledged labor rights within the garment trade and past.Peter Haas stated this in an occasion organized on the event of Bangladesh Cotton Day 2023 right now Thursday (December 7).
Peter Haas stated the current minimal wage assessment for the ready-made garment sector has demonstrated the clear want for an goal, inclusive and evidence-based nationwide wage coverage that addresses the intense financial challenges going through garment employees.
The ambassador stated sturdy labor legal guidelines and their implementation are very important to bilateral relations, sustainable and inclusive improvement, and a secure and predictable working surroundings for US corporations working in Bangladesh.
As we take a look at the readymade garment sector, one of many priorities of our mission in Bangladesh is sustainable and broadly shared prosperity achieved by way of improved labor requirements, the US ambassador stated. This led me to give attention to labor rights, that are vital for the continued development and sustainability of the Bangladeshi garment sector.
The US ambassador recalled that on November 16, US Secretary of State Anthony J. Blinken introduced the US President’s new memorandum titled ‘Advancing Employee Empowerment, Rights and Excessive Labor Requirements Globally’.
This new international labor technique calls on all US government companies to strengthen engagement with authorities, labor organizations, commerce unions, civil society and the personal sector to advertise and defend the rights to freedom of affiliation and collective bargaining. I thanks all once more for being a fantastic companion with america and a fantastic buyer of American cotton.
On the occasion, BGMEA President Farooq Hasan requested Ambassador Peter Haas to tell the US administration about what’s being executed for the garment trade and employees.