Labour leaders demand punishment to Tazreen culprits | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 03, 2012 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, December 03, 2012

Labour leaders demand punishment to Tazreen culprits

The leaders of different labour organisations and students yesterday demanded an immediate arrest of all responsible for a fatal fire that killed at least 111 workers at Tazreen Fashions Ltd.
In separate progra-mmes, the labour leaders also demanded compensation to the victims and necessary treatment for the injured.
Garment Sramik Trade Union Kendra held a sit-in programme in front of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association demanding punishment to culprits and at least Tk 10 lakh in compensation to the family of each victim.
They also demanded all pending salaries, including service benefit to the workers and staff who survived.
The leaders of the Trade Union Kendra demanded that owners set up generators, warehouses, broilers and power substations away from the factory building for safety and keeping all factory doors open during work hours.
The students of East West University also formed a human chain demanding safety at all garment factories.

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