The workers of Fara Sahel the ship building and offshore industries went on strike on January 9th, demanding their unpaid wages for two months. This is in addition to the two-month wages, which the contractor retains until end of contract with workers.
Forced by the strike the employer paid a month’s wage and promised to pay the other delayed monthly wage during the next days.
Sadra Island is a huge industrial Island and its major shareholder is the government. The Company "Sadra", which is located on the island, consists of two separate companies with separate managements: Sadra ship building and Fara Sahel, builder of offshore oil and gas platforms.