Historically, the tea industry in Bangladesh has been standing on the backbreaking labour of tea garden workers
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.
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.
Workers of different tea estates in Sylhet, Habiganj, and Moulvibazar continued work abstention yesterday demanding Tk 300 daily wage.
Many tea plantation workers continued their protest yesterday, disregarding their union leaders’ agreement on the withdrawal of ongoing strike demanding pay hike.
It is the responsibility of the government to ensure justice and protection for tea workers
Demanding a pay hike, tea garden workers across the country yesterday went on an indefinite work abstention.