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  • Jute mill workers call off hunger strike

    Workers of nine state-run jute mills in Khulna withdraw their fast-unto-death strike following assurance by Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi to fulfill their demand.

  • Khulna Jute mill workers' Protest

    Jute mill workers stage sit-in for wage commission implementation

    Thousands of workers of the nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna-Jashore industrial belt begin demonstration as part of their pre-scheduled agitation programme demanding implementation of wage commission.

  • Jute mill workers go for 24-hr strike

    Workers of the nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna-Jashore industrial belt yesterday demonstrated to press home their 11-point demand, including payment of their dues and implementation of their new wage board.

  • Jute Mill Workers: Protest goes on for 10th day

    Thousands of agitating jute mill workers blocked roads and railways in Khulna and Jashore yesterday, the second day of their indefinite strike at state-owned jute mills for better wages and arrears.

  • Jute Mill Workers Strike

    Countrywide road, rail blockade from May 13

    Workers yesterday called an indefinite strike at all state-owned jute mills from May 13 to realise their demands, including the one for arrears. They will also block roads and railways across the country for an indefinite period from the same day.

  • Jute mill workers take to streets for arrears

    The demonstration for arrears by state-owned jute mill workers turned violent once again as agitators vandalised at least 50 vehicles while blocking roads in Dhaka’s Demra yesterday, police said.

  • Jute Mill Workers: Fresh demo from Apr 12

    Workers of state-owned jute mills from across the country yesterday announced fresh demonstrations, including road blocks next week, to press home their nine-point demand.

  • Police, jute mill workers clash in Khulna

    The three-day countrywide work abstention of workers of different state-owned jute mills ended yesterday amid violence when police and workers clashed in Khulna, leaving 16 people injured.

  • Jute mill workers take to streets

    Workers of different state-owned jute mills yesterday blocked roads and railways in Chattogram, Khulna and Jashore to press home their nine-point demand, including payment of their arrears and implementation of the National Wage Scale-2015.

  • Jute mill workers block Railway

    Railways blockaded in jute mill workers’ strike

    Jute mill workers have blockaded railways and roads across Bangladesh in strike over a set of demands including formation of a wage commission. The 4-hour blockade on railways and roads will be enforced everyday during their 72-hour strike, they say.

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