Bangladesh: Garment workers protest to demand wages at KAC Fashionwear
"Garment workers demonstrate in Gazipur for wages", 14 June 2020
More than five hundred workers of a garment factory demonstrated at Kashimpur in Gazipur on Sunday demanding payment of their wages of the last month... More than six thousand people work at the KAC Fashionwear Limited, and only 500 of them are working now while the rest of the workers are on holidays with the promise of a minimum salary from the company.
However, the company is paying the salary only to the workers who are working currently while the others are denied, some workers told UNB... “After paying the salary of April, the company told us to stay at home since many orders have been cancelled. They promised the workers who were sent to layoff that they will pay them a minimum salary. But now they are paying only to the 500 workers who are working currently,” Bokul Hossain, a worker at the Quality Control department of the company, said...