Haft Tappeh agricultural workers go on strike

Haft Tappeh workers on strike, February 5th 2018.

Haft Tappeh agricultural workers go on strike.

This statement was issued by the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union on February 25th 2018:

Today, Saturday [February 25th], [there was a] gathering of Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane’s retired workers and agricultural workers.

The retired workers have been waiting for their benefits for nearly a year but so far their benefits have not been paid, meanwhile none of the company’s officials is responding to the workers’ [demands].

Also today, the day labourers of the agricultural sector stopped working because their Azar [November 22nd-December 21st] wages have not been paid and went on strike on the company’s premises.

These workers number more than 200.

Protest, strike, assembly, organisation, bread, freedom and a decent life are our rights.

A minimum wage of 5000 000 tomans [$1,338.50] is the workers’ general demand.

Source: Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union.

Translation: Shahrokh Zamani Action Campaign.

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