Sramik Nirapotta Forum organised protest meeting and human chain demanding punishment to the people responsible for the accident of three construction workers dead at Concord Tower in Dhanmondi and providing proper compensation to the victims on June 11, 2018 in front of National Press Club.
Speakers in the protest meeting and human chain said that, construction workers work in a risky situation whereas they have no safety of life at workplace. It is necessary to ensure occupational safety of construction workers at workplace. Leaders demanded for fair investigation of the incident of workers dead in Dhanmondi Concord Tower and recently in Mirpur, punishment to the responsible person and providing compensation to the victims, strengthening inspection system at construction sector and defining 15 lac taka as compensation and starting social insurance for workers.
Bangladesh Trade Union Kendra General Secretary Dr. Wajedul Islam Khan, Samajtantrik Sramik Front General Secretary Razekuzzaman Ratan, Jatiya Sramik Federation General Secretary Amirul Haque Amin, Sramik Nirapotta Forum Member Secretary A M Fayej Hossain, Bangladesh Trade Union Kendra Office Secretary Shahida Parveen Shikha and National Trade Union Federation Youth Leaders delivered their consolidation speech in the human chain. Besides, Leaders of National Trade Union Federations, different human rights organisations and workers’ rights organisations participated in the protest meeting and human chain.