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Nearly 1000 Tuba workers received payment

  • Published at 09:58 am August 7th, 2014

Some 1000 Tuba Group workers out of 1,458 have received their last two months' salaries offered by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).

Till filing of this report at 3:30pm, some 450 workers have the dues on Thursday.

On Wednesday, only 583 out of 1,458 workers received the partial dues from the BGMEA, said BGMEA official Rafiqul Islam.

The remaining 458 workers are expected to receive dues on Thursday.

Payment distribution began at 9am and will be continued till 6pm.

Workers' presence to receive the dues is higher that of Wednesday.

At least 1,200 workers from five factories under the Tuba Group have been on a hunger strike for ten consecutive days at Hossain Market in the capital’s Badda area, demanding the payment of three months’ wages, overtime and Eid bonuses.