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RMG workers stage demo for Eid bonus, arrears
Garment workers on Friday staged demonstrations demanding payment of Eid bonus and salary seven days before Eid-ul-Azha.
Hundreds of workers and their leaders gathered in front of the Jatiya Press Club demanding payment of Eid bonus, salary of the current month and announcement of Tk 18,000 as minimum wage for RMG workers around 11:00am.
They also held a rally and brought out a procession in front of the Jatiya Press Club. Garment Workers Front organised the rally.
Ahsan Habib Bulbul, president of the Garment Workers Front addressed the rally.
They also urged the government to take necessary steps for payment of Eid bonus and salary.