Established in 1995, Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies-BILS is the only labour institute of the country. As an apex organization, we endeavor to uphold the causes of working people and trade unions in Bangladesh. Out of total 32 registered national trade union centres and 12 major National Trade Union Federations are associated with BILS. Protecting workers rights is one of our main objectives so we strive to promote just and worker friendly policies and laws in Bangladesh. Keeping in view to build up a just and democratic society, enabling the workers organizations to play appropriate role as a major force BILS emphasizes on capacity building of the Trade Unions through training, research and information sharing.