Tarn Taran, January 11
Resentment prevails among employees, including contractual ones, of the local Municipal Council as they have not been paid their salaries for the last four months.
Romesh Kumar Shergill, state leader of the Safai Sewak Union, Punjab, stated here on Tuesday that all (more than 250) sanitation workers, mostly working on contract, of the civic bodies had not been paid salaries for the last two months.
All sanitation workers, mostly working on contract, of the civic body have not been paid salaries for the last two months. They and their family members would not be able to celebrate the festival without salaries. Romesh Kumar Shergill, A leader
He said they and their family members would not be able to celebrate the festival, which falls tomorrow, without salaries.
When contacted Sharanjit Kaur, Executive Officer of the Municipal Council, said all the employees working in her office, including herself, too had not been paid salaries for the last four months. She said the amount of GST had not been released to the council till date as a result of which the employees were not being paid salaries.
Union leader Romesh Kumar had called Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to release their salaries without delay as their children too wanted to celebrate the festival.
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