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PHP Steels Mills workers demand pay hike

Steel News - Published on Mon, 11 Feb 2019

Image Source: Dhaka Tribune
The Daily Star reported that several hundred workers of the PHP Steels Mills staged a demonstration in front of the factory's main gate at Boro Kumira area in Sitakunda upazila, demanding a salary hike. The demonstration began at 7AM and lasted four hours before it ended at 11AM on Sunday. A mill worker told The Daily Star “The pay of a newly-appointed or trainee worker of the steel mills ranges from Tk 3,000 to Tk 4,000 a month. Average wages of an experienced worker is not more than Tk 7,000.”

Mr Delower Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sitakunda Police Station, said “Owners assured the agitating workers that steps will be taken the next month to meet the demands of the workers.”

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Posted By : Ratan Singh on Mon, 11 Feb 2019
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