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Agitated laborers working in Britannia Nepal Pvt.Ltd halt their work

2019-08-26

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj, Ward 21

The laborers working in Britannia Nepal Pvt.Ltd located at Parwanipur of  Birgunj Metropolitan City stopped work from Monday and have joined the agitation demanding the services as declared in the Labor Act. 

They alleged that they have been exploited by the contractors in the factory. The laborers staged a sit-in and protested in front of the main gate. 

According to Bishal Patel, one of the laborers of the factory, no contractor or industry administration has provided any proof of agreement, including appointment letter, Patel said. One hundred and eight workers in the factory are employed through the contractor.

As the laborers are hired through contractors, the industry administration believes that the contractor should be concerned about laborers' service facilities.

 


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people 30
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 na
Local Newspaper - Bara

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