4 labor rights activists are arrested in Sanandaj

Posted on: May 4th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Aram Zandi, Fardin Ghaderi, Shahpour Hosseini and Jalil Mohammadi, the labor rights activists have been arrested by the intelligence agents in Sanandaj.

 

According to a report by the campaign to defend political prisoners, Aram Zandi, Fardin Ghaderi and Shahpour Hosseini, the 3 labor rights activists have been arrested in the Baharan road after aerial shooting by the intelligence forces.

 

The taxi driver was also arrested for 4 hours and was released afterwards.

 

Also Jalil Mohammadi the other labor rights activist was arrested last Thursday by the intelligence agents.

More than 1000 workers are on the strike

Posted on: May 2nd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – More than 1000 workers of the Bushehr Sadra Company are on strike.

According to a report by the Iranian worker’s free union’s website, since the morning of 30th April more than 1000 workers of Bushehr Sadra Company are on strike protesting against the 2 months of delay of their salaries. (more…)

The worker’s demonstration in front of Parliament

Posted on: May 2nd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – A number of workers have gathered in front of the Parliament in the international workers day.

According to a report by ILNA, they have some placards about the obvious gap between the incomes and poverty line, protesting against the huge gap between the classes. (more…)

2 miners died in Kushk

Posted on: April 30th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – 2 miners died in the Kushk mine of lead and zinc in Bafgh, because of the fall of the door of the mine.

According to a report by Khabar online, 2 miners who were buried under the collapse of the lead and zinc mine known as Kushk mine and died.

These to workers were: Javad Ghanipour and Hossein Zarasehki, both living in Behabad. (more…)

1000 workers are fired from a company in Bandar Abbas

Posted on: April 30th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – More than 1000 workers of the Jabal Bor Company in Bandar Abbas have been fired.

According to a report by ILNA, the authorities of the company have written a letter to this news agency saying: “More than 1000 workers of the Jabal Bor Company in Bandar Abbas have lost their jobs because the government pays no attention to our situation.

The project of this company was supposed to end next March, but since the authorities of the Hormozgan province paid no attention to the matters relating with employment the project was finished last March and all workers are fired now.” (more…)

The last news about Ghaleb Hosseini and Ali Azadi

Posted on: April 28th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Ghaleb Hosseini and Ali Azadi, the two arrested labors’ rights activist are in an undecided situation.

According to a report by the committee of coordination to help founding workers’ associations, the on-going arrest of these two members of this committee and the lack of clear answer from the authorities have caused serious worries in the families and friends of these labors’ rights activist about their health condition. (more…)

16 months delay in the salaries of 43 workers in Mahabad ranch

Posted on: April 28th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Mahabad ranch is one of the production lines of Kurdistan in critical situation and affected by recession that its workers despite 17-26 years of work experience, have not been paid for 16 months.

 

ILNA labor section approach this production lines complex in critical situation as it gets closer to international labor day and interviewed the workers envoy of Mahabad ranch to find out the details about their issues. (more…)

The parliament rejected the new labor law of the government

Posted on: April 28th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Workers fraction head in parliament said: “The bill that the government proposed to make reform in the labor law was not confirmed by commission of labors and employers.”

Alireza Mahjoob announced this matter to ILNA and said: “A meeting was held by social committee of the parliament to study the government bill in terms of labor law reform but the envoys of association of labors and employers announced their disapproval about the government bill.” (more…)

A delay in the salary of workers of 60 factories

Posted on: April 26th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – There is a delay of 2 to 24 months in 60 factories’ workers’ salaries.

According to a report by ILNA, Mohammad Ahmadi said in a media conference because of the 1st May: “Now 30% of the salary of the employer and the employee is paid to the social security, but we must consider what the social security does.” (more…)

Workers first big strike in the new Iranian year

Posted on: April 25th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – In the first working-hours on April 21, 2013 about hundred workers of Navard Loole Safa factory who were fired recently entered the factory and in protest to what they have faced as being fired off from work and non-paid wages stopped the production line of the factory with the cooperation of the other workers.

According to a report of Free Union of Iranian Workers’ website, On Sunday the factory employer did not renew the contracts of 100 workers and fired them from the factory and to make the path easier for more redundancies renewed all the six months and even yearly contracts just for one month. (more…)