Breaking and News Brief > Work stoppage in Hlaing Tharyar yet again

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Workers in Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone No. 3 went on a wild cat strike this afternoon.

“About 1,400 workers in our factory are on strike,” an official of the ‘Mya’ Fashion garment factory said.

“They have been staging the strike since lunch time today demanding better wages. The strike is still on,” he said.

Since lunch time, around 1400 workers struck work demanding an increase in wages. The demonstration was being held outside the factory.

There was no negotiated settlement between factory workers and the management, till the time of writing.

There were two similar labour strikes demanding better wages and other perks in January this year in Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone.

About 100 workers from a lobster cold storage in No. 2 Hlaing Tharyar staged a strike on 7 January, while workers from Weng Hong Hung garment factory in Hlaing Tharyar No. 3 industrial zone went on strike on 17 January for better wages.

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