Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen
Chapter 5: Corporate social responsibility and workplace casualties in Bangladesh: an appraisal of Islamic principles as a potential solution
This chapter highlights an important point that, although Shari’ah is not part of the domestic or positive law of Bangladesh governing employment relationships, a vast majority of its people respect and voluntarily adhere to the rights and obligations enunciated in Islam. The chapter examines the safety rights of workers and the corresponding obligation of their employers under the principles of Islamic law. It concludes that employers evidently fail to comply with their religious obligations to protect workers. It is in addition to their failures under municipal law.
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