Alsumaria News / Babylon
Dozens of employees of three companies in the province of Babylon, under the Ministry of Industry, Sunday, demanding their salaries for the past five months, as explained vice president of the provincial council, he listened to their demands, he stressed that the government will pressure the Ministry of Finance for the disbursement of salaries. The demonstrators raised several slogans including, "We reject the privatization policy and investment by the government and our salaries red line and our jobs is a red line," "corporate restructuring is the destruction of the national industry, which is the economic independence of Iraq Title," and "We demand the abolition of self-financing and work on central funding like other ministries ".
He said one of the protesters and called Hassan Mal Allah Hamza told Alsumaria News's, "The employees of the three companies, namely the General Company for Textile Industries Inc. Euphrates chemical General Company for Mechanical Industries demonstrated, today, in front of the State Company for Textile Industries city of Hilla, the center of the claim regardless of their salaries the past five months." .
For his part, Vice President of the Board of Babil province, Aqil al-Rubaie, who attended the demonstration and listened to their demands in an interview with Alsumaria News's, "The demonstrators demanded overdue salaries for the last five months and threatened to sit in front of the governorate building next Tuesday if the central government to their demands did not respond," noting that " This demands a legitimate right to them, and we'll clicking on the Finance Ministry to activate the Council of Ministers' decision regardless salaries of self-financing companies. "
The Council decided to Babylon, in the (February 9, 2015) suspended its meetings until a solution to the demands of the demonstrators from the textile industry employees.
The Council of Ministers (February 10 decided, 2015) exchange one month's salary to employees of the self-financing companies, while discussed the implementation of the government program and the percentage of completion achieved during the last period.
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