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Tea Workers
West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.22

Tea staff: 3-year wage pact or strike

The staff and the sub-staff of tea estates of north Bengal have threatened to go on indefinite strike from July 4 if an their demand for a three-year salary agreement is not met by the tea planters. ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.22

TMC’s tea wage swipe at BJP

The Siliguri Metropolitan Police opened a new traffic outpost at Kawakhali on Asian Highway-2, near the third Mahananda bridge, on Wednesday. Additional deputy commissioner of police (traffic) Purnim...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.22

Solace for tea workers

The state labour department issued a notification on Tuesday for an interim hike of 15 per cent in wages of workers and salaries of staff and sub-staff in tea gardens of north Bengal with retrospectiv...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.22

15% wage hike for tea workers

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that there would be an interim hike of 15 per cent in the daily wages of tea estate workers in north Bengal at a time plantations were witnessing demonstrations ...
By Avijit Sinha and Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.22

Tea workers push for wage revision

Bengal on Friday reported 42 Covid-19 cases, 39 recoveries and no death. Currently, there are 378 active cases in the state: 347 in home isolation and 31 in hospitals, according to a state bulletin. ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.22

Tea garden staff start wage strike

Bengal on Tuesday reported 49 Covid-19 infections, 32 recoveries and no death. Currently, there are 353 active cases in the state, according to the state bulletin.  The state’s positive co...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.22

Tea outfits thrash out welfare plans

Representatives of the tea planters’ associations on Monday came up with a series of proposals for tea workers and their families at a meeting with the Jalpaiguri district administration on how ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Double jab must for tea workers

Three associations of tea planters in the Dooars, which has the highest concentration of tea estates in the north, have ordered all their member gardens to ban workers who have not received both doses...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Mamata govt to fix minimum wage of tea workers

The Mamata Banerjee government will fix the minimum wage of tea workers before the start of the next tea season that will begin in February-end or March, sources in the state labour department have sa...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.21

Two unions cloud BJP prospects in tea belt

Existence of two trade unions in the tea garden belt of north Bengal, one floated by a BJP MP and the other belonging to the party’s ideological parent, RSS, might harm the party’s poll pr...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Alipurduar


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