Four representatives of the “Iran Poplin” weaving company in Rasht, north of Iran have been dismissed for protesting not receiving wages for the past 3 months.
Workers of Iran Poplin Company protested recently protested against the nonpayment of their salaries in January, February and March 2018.
Iran Poplin Co. engages in manufacturing and exporting dyed and printed fabrics in Iran. It offers cotton, polyester cotton, and polyester viscose fiber made fabrics. The company also exports sheeting fabrics, bed linens, table cloths, shower curtains, and boxer and Bermuda shorts to Turkey and other countries. However, over the past four years, due to poor management, it has lost a large part of its customers.
At present, 300 workers are working in this industrial unit in Rasht, who, in addition to the salary of the last three months, should also receive awards and benefits for the end of the year.
One of the protesting workers said, “When we follow up on the payments, we are told by the factory officials that you will be paid after retirement. While about 20 retirees have been retired since two years ago, yet they have not received their retirement payments either.”
Some of the he workers of Iran Poplin company, were also arrested on Saturday March 10, while protesting the failure to receive their salary payment demands.
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