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Garment workers demand outstanding wages

  • Published at 09:40 pm February 28th, 2019
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File photo: RMG workers peacefully head towards factories in Ashulia on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 after a long protest Dhaka Tribune

They claim of harassment and threats by factory authorities

The workers of Garib and Garib Sweater Factory in Gazipur have held a rally at the National Press Club, demanding unpaid wages.

They held the rally on Wednesday.

The workers claimed the factory authorities have threatened to file cases against them. They workers sought the intervention of the government and BGMEA authorities.

National Garment Workers Federation President Amirul Haque Amin urged the factory authorities to pay the workers within the shortest possible time.

Alamgir Roni, president of Gonotantrik Garments Sramik Karmachari Federation, accused the company of harassing workers and torturing them.

He threatened to intensify the agitation if the workers are not paid and their harassment is not stopped.

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