RMG workers go on strike in Gazipur
Worker of Perl Price Apparels Limited at Cherag Ali in Tongi of Gazipur yesterday afternoon went on a strike demanding that their salaries and festival bonuses be increased.
They also demanded that the factory authorities increase their attendance bonus to Tk 500 from Tk 300.
On Tuesday, the factory owner Md Taslim Uddin sat in a meeting with the workers and assured them of fulfilling their demand partially.
Taslim said it was not possible to fulfil all of their demands at a time.
But the workers were demonstrating before the factory demanding realisation of all of their demands yesterday.
The workers also alleged that some people from the factory authorities assaulted some female workers while they were going out of the factory after the meeting.
However, Taslim Uddin denied the allegation.
The workers demanded punishment for the attackers.
To avoid any untoward situation, the authorities announced holiday for yesterday.