Workers in Nepal Hydro and Electric Limited Butwal on Strike amid an extended labor dispute. Collective bargaining committee of two trade unions-GEFONT and ANTUF had submitted the seven point charter of demands to the management of company on 11 July ,2018.
Series of dialogue took place between management and committee but failed to reach any conclusion due to the negligence of the management towards the workers demands.The dialogue held in the presence of Labour office also failed to reach in any conclusion.
The Collective bargaining committee sent the letter to the management on 20 september informing that they will organise strike from 23 october if the demands are not addressed.
This company has been running in joint investment of Butwal Power Company and Norwegian organisation IKIN