Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED), Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

MAY DAY – Work that doesn’t exist on paper

It wasn’t until 1972 that the term “informal sector” emerged in the development scene. Since then the phrase has continued to gain traction as a central theme in the development discourse. The Labour Welfare Foundation Act 2006 defines informal sector as “types of non-government sector where workers’ work, condition of work, etc., are not recognised or controlled by existing labour laws and related policies and where there is very limited scope for employed workers to be organised”.
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