Labour courts: More hassle than justice for plaintiffs?
Labour courts in Bangladesh, on average, take 10 times longer than the prescribed term to pass a judgement. Even after they do, many employers do not pay reparations properly. To add to that, there is the high cost of prosecution. Most of the cases are settled outside court. For average workers to ask for justice is to ask for more hassle. If this is the state of our labour courts, how can justice be ensured for workers?