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Garment Workers Battle for Minimum Wage across Bangladesh

Recently, thousands of garment workers in Bangladesh went on a militant strike in protest against the Government’s newly announced revised pay structure that violated earlier promises made to the workers. A report by GroundXero on the spontaneous workers’ struggle that rocked Bangladesh and ended in a partial victory for the workers.     Fresh spell […]


The Bonus Movement of Tea Plantation Workers: The Present And The Past

Bonus for tea plantation workers still remains one of the contentious issues plaguing the tea industry in Bengal. Every year just before the festive season, lakhs of workers denied most of the facilities under Plantation Act, are apprehensive about the quantum of bonus the union leaders and owners will announce. Rupam Deb writes for GroundXero on […]