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Truck-covered van workers call indefinite strike

Published : Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 at 12:36 PM  Count : 370

Truck-covered van workers call indefinite strike

Truck-covered van workers call indefinite strike


Bangladesh Truck Covered-van Goods Transport Owners Workers Unity Council  has called a countrywide indefinite strike for Wednesday to press home for their nine-point demand.

The strike will enforce from 6am on Wednesday.

Rustam Ali, convenor of the council, announced the agitation programme at a press briefing held at city's Tejgaon area around 11:45am on Tuesday.

The nine-point demands include: The new act should be amended where the compensation money of owners and workers will be kept compatible with their salaries; the drivers will not be made lone accused in an accident case and if he made an accused in the case, it should be bailable; the driving license will be given them with an easy conditions; police harassment on roads, highways should be stopped in the name of papers checking.     

Meanwhile, bus workers of different districts are observing strike protesting the new Road Transport Act.






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