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‮ايران‬ - ‭BBC ‮فارسی‬ - ‮حسرت سندیکا و مرگ‌های خاموش کارگران ایرانی‬

هنوز چند هفته از هشدار پنج تشکل کارگری ایران درباره ی افزایش حوادث کار به دلیل رعایت نکردن اصول ایمنی نگذشته بود که انفجار معدنی در اطراف طبس، جان ۸ معدنچی را گرفت. Continue reading »


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Statement on the Deplorable Conditions of Workers and Children

The following is a joint statement by a number of labor organizations on the recent deaths of children and workers in Iran.

The spate of tragic occurrences involving workers and children point to widespread negligence on the part of authorities and employers.

A number of Afghan workers were found dead after being buried under rubble while at work in the Tehran Pars area; miners at a Tabas coal mine were killed… this kind of news has a regular feature of the news media. According to the statistics, up to 5.5 workers could lose their lives on a given day on account of work-related accidents because of lax safety and health conditions.

Thanks to gratuitous unaccountability of authorities in the matter of public health and safety– particularly as it concerns workers and their families– we should not be at all surprised to see a jump in the number of reports related to work accidents, incidents at home, and death in the thoroughfares...