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Powerloom workers observe strike against non-payment of fixed wages

TOBA TEK SINGH: A complete strike was observed by powerloom workers against non-payment of wages as fixed by the administration. The powerloom workers took out a rally which was led by Awami Workers Party (AWP) district president Muhammad Zubair and Textile Powerlooms and Garments Workers Union president Muhammad Shabbir. The

By our correspondents
July 30, 2015
TOBA TEK SINGH: A complete strike was observed by powerloom workers against non-payment of wages as fixed by the administration. The powerloom workers took out a rally which was led by Awami Workers Party (AWP) district president Muhammad Zubair and Textile Powerlooms and Garments Workers Union president Muhammad Shabbir. The protesters reached the district government complex after marching through Shorkot Road, Shahbaz Chowk and Rajana Road. Addressing the protesters, the powerloom workers’ leaders demanded issuance of social security cards to the workers. In the meantime, District Monitoring Officer Asif Ali Dogar reached the spot and held talks with their leaders. He assured them that their demands would be considered by DCO Amir Sajjad Akbar. Later, the powerloom workers ended their rally. Meanwhile, the powerloom workers announced taking out a rally today if their demands were not accepted.