their first RMG factory after 2000.
The share is higher among the retrenched
It can be said that there are more workers sample than in the other.
The relatively high turnover of garment workers is generally attributed reasons. Some of the economic reasons are poor promotion (especially from helper to operator) and the attraction of higher wages
to various prospects and better
marriage, childbirth, and sickness of family members. On average, the retrenched workers had worked at 2.3 and 2.4 factories, respectively.
current and Thirty-five
percent of current workers had experienced promotion, in 30 cases
being from helper to either operator or quality controller.
current workers believe that their supervisor will lead to promotion in
work experience and desire the future. Although openings
73 to for
promotion percent of become a promotion
to supervisory positions supervisor is perceived by
are in fact limited, it many workers to be an
can be said that attainable goal.
(3) Work conditions
Regular working hours for 80 percent of current workers and 95 percent of retrenched workers are, or were, from 8 in the morning to 5 in the evening. Overtime work was said to be normal, except for 15 current workers and one retrenched worker. Average overtime per day is 2.7 hours for the current worker group and was 3.9 hours for retrenched workers at the last factory where they
Of the retrenched workers, the largest number, 36 persons, did 5 hours regularly. Of the current workers, 31 said they regularly worked 2
hours overtime. The workers left their job.
The harder working conditions the retrenched workers experienced are reflected
also in the lack of workers enjoy paid
paid weekly holidays.
81 percent of the current of the retrenched workers
had that benefit.
Although most of the workers have Eid holiday with pay, other