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Staffs of Sawabalamban Laghubitta on a sit-in protest at Kathmandu since 81 days


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 31

Staffs of Sawabalamban Laghubittya Bittiya Sanstha are on a sit-in protest at the main branch of the organization in Kamalpokhari for 81 days demanding the minimum wage set by the government. According to Deepak Chaudhary, chairman of the organization's staff union, the demands of the demonstration are to provide minimum wage set by the government, trade unions should be allowed to operate, the exercise of legal labour rights should not be restricted, the cost of treatment of 250 employees infected with COVID should be paid, and discrimination should be eliminated in adjusting the salaries, grades and allowances of the assistant and support category employees. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 30 days
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people 250
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth unknown


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