Workers of six garment factories of Savar demonstrated yesterday for arrears and Eid-ul-Fitr bonus as the factory authorities are yet to pay them even though the festival is just two to three days away.
Workers of SMN Sweater (Pvt) Ltd in Mozidpur demonstrated on the factory premises for the fourth consecutive day demanding salaries of May, June and July and Eid bonus.
Later, they marched to the Rana Plaza site and formed a human chain there. The workers claimed Mamunur Rashid, managing director of the factory, told them that they would be paid on July 10, but he had been missing since then.
The factory authorities could not be reached despite several attempts by The Daily Star.
Workers of Five Star Sweater Ltd in Ashulia demonstrated at the factory gate demanding July's salary and Eid bonus.
Meanwhile, NR Sweater Ltd workers observed a sit-in on the factory premises also demanding salary of July and Eid bonus.
The factory was shut yesterday and the authorities could not be reached.
Workers of Prova Textile in Ulail, Dostagir Apparels Ltd in Mushurikhola, and Fair Knit Ltd in Arapara also demonstrated on the respective factory premises demanding Eid bonus, said police.