Workers of Tractor Manufacturing Company on Strike in Tabriz

Posted on: 30th July, 2011
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HRANA News Agency – The workers of Iranian Tractor Manufacturing Company whose headquarters are in Tabriz have been on strike since five days ago.During this time, all factory workshops have shut down while company and provincial officials continue to ignore workers’ demands and have threatened them with termination.

According to a report by Araz News, workers have requested full payment of outstanding productivity bonuses, increasing contract workers’ duration of employment, timely payment of social security disbursements, removal of difficult retirement requirements and full payment of wages for work performed.

Since earlier this year, the Iranian Tractor Manufacturing Company has been offering contract workers only monthly contracts whose duration is one month.Additionally, the company has failed to disburse social security payments to qualified workers, causing problems for a large number of employees.