tea workers protest

Plight and struggle of tea workers continue forever

Basanti Bauri, 40, of Moulvibazar works for a renowned tea estate as a “plucker”. Her day starts at 5:00am sharp. After paying homage to the family deity, she prepares food for her three children and husband.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Tk 170 wage decision draws mixed reactions from tea workers

Tea workers have expressed mixed reactions to the daily wage set at Tk 170, following a meeting between tea garden owners and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Gono Bhaban.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Plight and struggle of tea workers continue forever

Basanti Bauri, 40, of Moulvibazar works for a renowned tea estate as a “plucker”. Her day starts at 5:00am sharp. After paying homage to the family deity, she prepares food for her three children and husband.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Tk 300 wage or nothing!

The Daily Star 'Public Speaks'

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Demo for tk 300 daily wage: Tea workers vow not to back down

Hundreds of tea workers blocked roads for hours at multiple points of Moulvibazar yesterday, the 12th day of their work abstention, to press home their demand for a daily wage of Tk 300.

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

Protesting tea workers halt Paharika Express demanding wage raise

Demonstrating tea workers today halted Paharika Express, which runs on Chattogram-Sylhet route, demanding a daily wage of Tk 300.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Tea workers’ wages: Many take to streets again

Demanding a pay hike, tea plantation workers in Sylhet, Habiganj and Moulvibazar blocked the Dhaka-Sylhet highway at least for two hours yesterday.