On Thursday, June 23, 2022, the scaffold workers of more than 22 companies went on strike and the medical personnel in Bojnurd held a protest.
Yesterday, scaffold workers of oil and petrochemical companies went on strike. Today, the scaffold workers of several other companies joined the strike. These workers demanded increasing wages and a shift work schedule with 20 days working followed by 10 days off.
Reportedly, in response, some employers have threatened them with termination. However, one of the petrochemical companies, Kian, promised to increase the wages.
On the same day of the presidential visit to North Khorasan Province, a number of nurses and medical personnel held a protest in front of the Governor-General building in Bojnurd to ask for their demands.