Voice of National Labour Movement

The Bangladesh Free Trade Union Congress (BFTUC) is the voice of the Bangladeshi workers at home and abroad. This is the largest independent national federation of trade unions in Bangladesh established in 1983, currently represent 1,56,000 members in public and private sector as well as workers at informal economy. Around 35% of its present membership is female and youth. It’s mission is empowerment of men and women workers at workplaces and in society, promotion and protection of workers’ rights and interests at national level through various forms of legal interventions, active social dialogue, tripartite and bipartite cooperation, campaign, advocacy and social mobilization for decent work. As a forward looking modern national workers organization, it upholds the principal of democratic and independent trade union practices and culture at national level, industrial sectors and workplaces. It is governed by elected executive board. BFTUC is one of a founder member organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).............Read More


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A R Chowdhury REPON addressing SKOP meeting on May Day

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BFTUC holds rally to mark May Day

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