RMG workers vandalise 10 factories for pay hike | The Daily Star
12:14 AM, October 30, 2013 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:14 AM, October 30, 2013

RMG workers vandalise 10 factories for pay hike

Readymade garment workers of ten factories in Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur yesterday vandalised their workplaces demanding a minimum monthly salary of Tk 8,000.
The authorities declared the ten factories closed for yesterday.
Gazipur industrial police said workers of Interstoof Ltd in Chandra Palli Bidyut area broke several windowpanes and later took to the Dhaka-Tangail highway around 10:30am.
Following them, workers of nine other nearby factories, including Tropical Sweater Ltd, Ahsan Composite Mills Ltd, Echotex Ltd, Divine Knitwear Ltd, Far East Sweater Ltd and Apex Holdings Ltd, also vandalised their factories for few minutes and then joined the demonstration on the road.
Police dispersed the demonstrators using a water canon.

For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel.

Stay updated on the go with The Daily Star Android & iOS News App. Click here to download it for your device.

Grameenphone:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 22222

Robi:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2222


Banglalink:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2225

Leave your comments

Top News

Top News

Top