RMG workers abstain from work for salaries, Eid bonuses in Gazipur | The Daily Star
12:48 AM, October 14, 2013 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:48 AM, October 14, 2013

RMG workers abstain from work for salaries, Eid bonuses in Gazipur

Garment workers of two factories at Barabari and Saydana Maleker Bari in Gazipur city abstained from work yesterday demanding their 10-day salaries of the current month and Eid bonuses.
To avoid any untoward situation, the authorities closed the factories for the day.
SM Samsur Rahman, assistant superintendent of Gazipur Industrial Police, said around 8:30am, the workers of Parksin Garments Ltd at Barabari started the strike.
Later, the authorities assured them of paying their arrears within today.
Demanding their salaries, the workers of the other factory, Tex Tech Sweater Ltd, ransacked the factory.
On information, police rushed to the spot and took the situation under control.
Following a meeting among the Tex Tech authorities, industrial police and the workers around 2:00pm, the authorities paid the workers' bonuses.

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