Bangladesh

Bangladesh

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  • Provident Funds for Workers in Private Sector Establishments.
  • Casual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Annual Leave with Wages
  • Festival Holiday
  • Weekly Holiday
  • Maternity Leave
Currency
BDT/Tk
Payroll Frequency
Seventh (7th) Working Day
Employer Taxes
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Overview

Capital
Dhaka
Currency
Bangladeshi taka (BDT/Tk)
Date format
dd/mm/yyyy

Contributions

Employer

Provident Funds for Workers in Private Sector Establishments
• One (1) year of service in the establishment, in every month a sum of:
-Not less than seven percent (7%) and not more than eight percent (8%) of Monthly Basic Wage.
-The employer shall contribute to it an equal amount.

• At least half of the total accumulations in such provident fund shall be invested for any of the following purposes, namely:
-I.C.B, Mutual Fund Certificate;
-I.C.B, Unit Certificate; and
-any government securities including defence and postal saving certificate.

General Rule: Shall be required to constitute a provident fund for the benefit of its workers, if at least three-fourths of the total number of workers employed therein so demand to the employer by an application in writing.

Employee

Income Taxes

Minimum Wage

General

Minimum Wages depends on Industry and/or Sector

Payroll

Payroll Cycle

Extra Allowance for Overtime:
The worker shall be entitled to allowance who works for more hours than the hours fixed.
-Rate: Twice his ordinary rate of basic wage and dearness allowance and ad-hoc or interim wage, if any
-General Rule: Shall not be applicable for the piece-rate worker

Night Shift
-A holiday for a whole day for the worker shall mean 24 (twenty-four) consecutive hours beginning from the end of his shift; and
-The following day for him shall mean 24 (twenty-four) consecutive hours beginning from the end of his shift, and the hours he has worked after midnight shall be counted to the hours of his works of the previous day.

Compensatory Weekly Holiday
A worker is deprived of any of the weekly holidays provided for in that section, he shall be allowed, as soon as circumstances permit, compensatory holidays of equal number to the holidays so deprived of.

13th Salary

Working Hours

General

Daily Working Hour:
a) Eight (8) hours in a day
b) Ten (10) hours in a day (Provided that subject to the provisions of section 108)

Weekly Working Hours:
a) Forty-Eight (48) Hours a week.
b) May work for more than 48 (forty-eight) hours provided that:

1) The total working hours of such worker shall not exceed 60 (sixty) hours in a week, and
2) On the average 56 (fifty-six) hours per week in a year: Provided further that the total additional working hours of a worker employed in a road transport establishment shall not exceed 150 (one hundred and fifty) hours in a year.

Interval for Rest or Meal
a) Work for more than 6 (six) hours in a day, unless he is given an interval of 1 (one) hour for rest or meal during that day;
b) Work for more than 5 (five) hours in a day, unless he is given an interval of half an hour for the said purpose during that day; or
c) Work for more than 8 (eight) hours in a day, unless he is given 1 (one) interval under clause (a) or 2 (two) intervals under clause (b) for the said purpose during that day;

Limited Hours of Work for Woman Workers
No woman worker shall, without her consent, be allowed to work in an establishment between 10:00 at night and 6:00 in the morning.

Overtime

Leave & Public Holidays

Paid Time Off

Casual Leave: Ten (10) days.

Annual Leave with Wages: Every worker who has completed one (1) year of continuous service in an establishment shall be allowed during the following period of 12 (twelve) months’ leave with wages for days calculated on the basis of the works of the preceding 12 (twelve) months.

Public Holidays

Festival Holidays: Eleven (11) days with wages

Weekly Holiday:
a) one-and-a-half-day holiday in a week in the case of a shop or commercial establishment or an industrial, establishment and one day in a week in the case of a factory and establishment;
b) one day of twenty-four (24) consecutive hours holiday in a week in the case of road transport establishment;

Sick Days

Fourteen (14) days.

Maternity / Paternity Leave

Maternity Leave

a) Eight (8) weeks preceding the expected day of her delivery.
b) Eight (8) weeks immediately following the day of her delivery.

General Rule: The Employee has worked under her employer for a period of not less than 6 (six) months immediately preceding the day of her delivery.-

Paternity Leave
Parental Leave
Other Leave

Termination

Termination Process

Termination by Employer:
a) Permanent Employee:
a. 120 (one hundred and twenty) days, if a monthly rated worker;
b. 60 (sixty) days, in case of other workers.

b) Temporary Employee:
a. 30 (thirty) days, if a monthly rated worker;
b. 14 (fourteen) days, in case of other worker.

The Employee shall be paid by the employer compensation at the rate of 30 (thirty) days wages for his every completed year of service or gratuity.

Termination by Employee:
a) Permanent Employee: sixty (60) days, the Employee shall be paid by the employer compensation:
a. at the rate of 14 (fourteen) days’ wages for his every completed year of service, if he completes 5 (five) years of continuous service or more but less than 10 (ten) years under the employer;
b. at the rate of 30 (thirty) days’ wages for every completed year of service if he completes 10 (ten) years of continuous service or more under the employer; or gratuity, if payable, whichever is higher, and this compensation shall be in addition to any other benefit payable to such worker

b) Temporary Employee:
a. 30 (thirty) days, if he is a monthly rated worker;
b. 14 (fourteen) days, in case of other workers.

Notice Period
Severance Pay
Probation Period

VISA

General

VAT

General
Date of Updates

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