Incident Reports

ANIWU demonstrates demanding repeal of Section 145 of the Workers' Act in Birgunj

2020-12-14

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

The All Nepal Industrial Workers' Union (ANIWU) in Birjung-11 demanded an immediate end to discrimination and atrocities against workers as they are being exploited and insecure by both the government and employers. 

Pointing out the problem of COVID-19, the workers of Bara, Parsa and other parts of the country protested against the regular reduction of workers and wages by hiring workers through suppliers and non-payment of services as per the agreement.

Participants in the demonstration chanted slogans to show their unity, to reinstate the expelled workers, implement the Labor Act, and implement wage increases. They have handed over a memorandum to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security after the demonstration called by the All Nepal Industrial Workers Union.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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