tea garden workers

Unhappy tea workers return to work

Nineteen days after they started a demonstration demanding daily wage of Tk 300, tea garden workers have joined work today (August 28, 2022) for daily wage of Tk 170.

September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022

“Work together for further development of tea industry, save it from collapse”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (September 3, 2022) asked tea garden owners and workers to work together for further development of the industry and save it from collapse.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Unhappy tea workers return to work

Nineteen days after they started a demonstration demanding daily wage of Tk 300, tea garden workers have joined work today (August 28, 2022) for daily wage of Tk 170.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Tk 300 wage or nothing!

The Daily Star 'Public Speaks'

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Tea workers defiant

Workers of different tea estates in Sylhet, Habiganj, and Moulvibazar continued work abstention yesterday demanding Tk 300 daily wage.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Most tea workers continue protest for pay hike

Many tea plantation workers continued their protest yesterday, disregarding their union leaders’ agreement on the withdrawal of ongoing strike demanding pay hike.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Why are the tea workers on strike?

It is the responsibility of the government to ensure justice and protection for tea workers

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Tea workers’ demo for raise: ‘No one cares about our pain’

Demanding a pay hike, tea garden workers across the country yesterday went on an indefinite work abstention.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Demanding pay hike, tea workers go on work abstention

Workers of 241 tea gardens across the country enforced a work abstention today, demanding increase of their daily wage – Tk 300 from Tk 120.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Tea workers’ suffering is not just a labour issue

On  May 20, 1921, around 3,000 tea labourers were waiting at Chandpur railway station.

August 9, 2019
August 9, 2019

Tea Garden Workers: Losing links to the roots

After decades of discrimination, the communities of tea plantation workers in Sylhet region are on the verge of losing their native languages and traditions.