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  • State-Run Jute Mills: Workers to get dues before Eid

    Workers of state-owned jute mills will get their arrear wages ahead of the Eid, thanks to an allocation of Tk 169.14 crore by the government.

  • 96-hour strike stops wheels at jute mills

    Workers of state-owned jute mills in different districts enforced a 96-hour work abstention since 8:00am yesterday to press home their nine-point demand, which includes payment of outstanding wages.

  • Workers carry on strike at Khulna, Ctg jute mills

    Workers of different state-owned jute mills yesterday were on their second consecutive day of work abstention in Chattogram and Khulna to press home their nine-point demand, including payment of their arrears.

  • Protests for pay

    Several thousand workers of nine state-run jute mills took to the streets in Khulna and Jashore yesterday, demanding payment of arrears, removal of corrupt officials from the mills and implementation of an already proposed wage commission.

  • Farmers doing their part well

    Before the growth of the textile industry, jute was once the main cash crop of Bangladesh as it was the only exportable product in the country.

  • Jute sector gets Tk 1,000cr boost

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the finance ministry to allocate Tk 1,000 crore to the textiles and jute ministry for arrear salaries and wages of jute mill workers and modernisation of the state-owned jute mills to make them profitable.

  • Govt allocates Tk 1,000cr to pay jute mills workers

    The government has allocated Tk 1,000 crore to buy jute and clear the dues of the workers of state-run jute mills amid an ongoing strike and agitation in Khulna.