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Textile workers demand further hike in wages
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Feb '11
The workers from the textile industrial belt of Surat called an agitation on the issue of wage hike in January. The agitation took off from Sayan and then reached the other industrial agglomerations of Surat. Now, normalcy has returned to most of the industrial agglomerations of Surat.

However, the textile workers working in the weaving units of Jolva industrial agglomeration, located in the outer reaches of Surat, are now demanding for an increase in wages by 25 paise per metre, following which the weaving units have been shut down.

According to the sources from the industry, weavers have accepted the decision to increase the wages by 10 paise per metre during the workers' agitation over the issue. Majority of the industrial estates with weaving units have resumed their operations after the workers have accepted the decision on wage hike.

But workers from the Jolva industrial estate of Palsana district have raised their voice against the increase in wages by 10 paise per metre. They further made a demand for raise in wages by 25 paise per metre. Around 1,000 weaving units with 30,000 powerlooms came to a standstill as workers voiced their opposition over the matter.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

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