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Employees working in RO plants protest for issuance of their salaries.

A large number of operators and other workers hired by a private company to run over 450 reverse osmosis (RO) plants in drought-hit Thar on continued protest on Wednesday at Kashmir Chowk and Press Club Mithi against non-payment of salaries. Before the protest, they took out a rally in the town. Leading the protesting employees, Najam Hingorjo,Inayat,Kawer Meghwar and others told journalists that they had not been paid salaries for the past many months; they were facing hardships in their routine life as their areas were already under severe drought. They demanded early release of payment to the private company so that they could also get their salaries. They threatened to shut down the RO plants to widen the scope of their protest if the company was not paid the outstanding dues by the Sindh government.

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Publication:Regional Times (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 1, 2018
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