tea workers wage

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

PM sets tea workers’ wage at Tk 170

The daily wage of tea workers has been fixed at Tk 170. Prime Minister's Principal Secretary Ahmad Kaikaus briefed the media after a meeting of tea garden owners with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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 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

Fairer wages, or more broken promises for tea workers?

In the best interests of the tea sector, tea garden owners and government functionaries should promote true trade unionism.