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Crackdown on Tuba workers
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Crackdown on Tuba workers

Crackdown on Tuba workers Workers driven away from protest site to take partial salaries News Desk: Shohid, a Tuba Group employee who had been injured during police action on workers' demonstrations, is seen collecting two months' wages at the BGMEA Bhaban in the capital yesterday. They had been demanding three months' pay and Eid bonuses. Photo: Palash Khan Police yesterday clamped down on Tuba Group workers in a bid to force them to break an 11-day hunger strike and take a portion of their outstanding salaries. Around noon the law enforcers drove nearly 1,000 workers away from the protest site by using teargas and pepper spray inside the garment maker's 12-storey factory building in North Badda in the capital. The workers had been staging protests in the building -- around 300 of t...