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Nepal Hydro Electric's workers agitated demand increament in salary


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal

Workers of Nepal Hydro and Electric Limited Butwal have started a strike since last Friday putting forth a 7 point demand before the Management Committee of the company. They have stopped all work at the company since Friday citing that they were forced to halt work as the Management Committee had ignored their multiple requests to address their owes.

The demands put forward by the workers include increase in salary by up to rupees 8 thousand to compensate for the inflation, continuation of other bonuses provided by the company, operation of a canteen inside the company, and risk bonuses amongst others.

Organizing a press conference at the company office on Thursday, Bhuwan Giri, All Nepal Industrial Labour Union chairman of Nepal Hydro Electric Limited accused the Management Committee of attempting to suppress the worker's demand citing that the company had not increased the workers salary since 2073.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people 15
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
Local Newspaper - Rupandehi


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