Tabriz Petrochemical Complex
Contract Workers at Tabriz Petrcochemical Complex Protest
Tabriz Petrochemical complex employs about 1800 skilled workers on a contractual basis. According to a worker who spoke with the Iranian Labor News Agency (ILNA), the average seniority for these contract workers is about 17 years. According to the worker, based on the state bill on changing skilled contract workers into permanent status, workers expected the Tabriz complex to follow suite and implement the bill.
He added that not only had the bill not been implemented by the oil minister, there were plans to change the existing sub-contracting companies to new ones not known to the workers.
Workers ended their 11-day strike when the Eastern Azarbaijan Governor and the Labor Ministry finally met their demands.