Demonstration of the workers of Zagros Steel factory

HRANA News Agency – 235 workers of Zagros Steel factory gathered in front of the Department of Labor, Cooperatives and Social Security of Qorve in protest to their dismissal on Thursday 11th of July.


The representative of the workser said to ILNA: “There have been 235 of 285 workers of this factory who have been working between 10 and 23 years fired recently.”


This worker said: “The authorities of the factory say because they are going to repair some of the kilns of the factory, they cannot afford the salary of the workers anymore.”


Pointing out the unpaid last 4 months he said: “The 800 thousand Thomans which is remained from last year and the yearly payment of the whole years must be counted, too.”


The representative of the workers of Zagros Steel factory continued: “Lots of the workers of this factory can benefit of early retirement but since the employer has not paid the 4% of the insurance to the social security it is not possible yet.”

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