In the case of violation of labor law, the chairman of Grameen Telecom and Nobel laureate economist Dr. The court sentenced four people including Muhammad Yunus to six months imprisonment. Dr. is going to appeal against this verdict. Yunus. It is known that he will appeal to the Labor Appellate Tribunal on Sunday.
Four people including Yunus did not have to go to jail even though they were sentenced. The judge granted them bail for one month on the condition of appeal. January 31 is the last day of bail.
In the January 1 judgment, the bail condition stated that within 30 days the rights of the workers as per the labor law should be ensured. Otherwise the court can take any action. Alleged violation of labor law on September 9, 2021 Dr. Directorate of Inspection of Factories and Institutions filed this case against Yunus and four people.
According to the affidavit of the case, officials of the Department of Factories and Institutions visited Grameen Telecom. Going there, they came to know about the violation of labor laws. Among them, 101 workers were supposed to be made permanent, but they were not made permanent. Workers’ Participation Fund and Welfare Fund have not been constituted. Apart from this, 5 percent of the company’s dividend was supposed to be given to the workers, but it was not given.
Dr. in the case. In addition to Yunus, the former managing director of Grameen Telecom has been accused. Ashraful Hasan, Director Nurjahan Begum and Md. To Shah Jahan.