Al Bairak Employees Protest Against Delay In Salaries, Ban On Vacations
Umer Jamshaid 6 days ago Tue 16th April 2019 | 08:20 PM
Hundreds of the employees of Al-Bairak , a Turkish based company and a sub-department of Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against unusual delay in salaries and ban on vacations
Rawalpindi (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online - 16th April, 2019) Hundreds of the employees of Al-Bairak , a Turkish based company and a sub-department of Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against unusual delay in salaries and ban on vacations.The protesting employees claimed that the like WASA, Al Bairak will also experience financial crisis if the management didn't end its anti-staff policies.
It is pertinent to mention here that the company has imposed ban on vacations of staff and has also stopped provision of fuel to vehicles, besides delay in release of their salaries.The employees refused garbage collection from the city and parked all garbage trucks in the offices of the company at Liquat Bagh and Rehmanabad.The protesting employees chanted slogans against RWMC and Al Bairak managements.
According to details, the employees have been given on contract to a local company titled as Skills.
The company has informed the employees that it has been stopped to release salaries of the employees. It said without the company permission release of salary to the staff is not possible. The company had also banned 36 annual leaves of the employees.The protestors said the company had already stopped allowances and over time of the employees.
More worsening is that the Turkish company management trying to engage lower staff in fake cases.They said a large number of staff has been sacked from their jobs for demanding their due right. The protestors revealed that over 300 employees are under proceeding in court who have been removed from their services.The protestors warned of the WASA management that they will observe a complete strike for indefinite time period if their demands were not met.