Suspension of work has been declared in yet another jute mill in West Bengal citing labour unrest, which took their number to six following the lynching of a mill CEO in Hooghly district on June 15.
Two days after the CEO of a jute mill at Bhadreswar was lynched for declining to increase working hours, another mill declared suspension of work Tuesday citing labour unrest for a similar reason.
Labour unrest, which turned violent at the Yanam plant of Regency Ceramics Ltd, claimed the lives of its president and a dismissed union leader, besides leaving several injured and causing damage to property.
Labour unrest spread in South Africa on Monday with a wildcat strike by 15,000 gold miners stopping work.
Controversies over land acquisition and labour unrest involving big businesses have prompted the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to come up with a "code of ethics" for corporates.
Nigeria has announced the removal of
fuel subsidies amid fears of labour unrest.
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