Written By: Muhammed Ali Kalfood
Article Date: Jul 9, 2012 - 11:17:30 PM
Wastes and disposables are sweeping the capital Sana’a and other cities, heralding an environmental catastrophe in the country.
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Clean workers went on strike on Thursday July 4. This is the second strike this year.
Municipal workers said that they would continue on strike until government meets their demands, including outstanding payments and health insurance.
The General Union of Municipal Workers & Housing (GUMWH) announced on last Wed., 4 July, that workers are intending to go on strike across the country starting from Thursday May 5, 2012. T
he Head of GUMWH, Mohammed al-Marzouqi, said at a press conference held in GUMWH: “we are officially announcing this strike to all municipal workers all over the country and we will continue until the government meets all our demands represented in permanent work contracts, annual bonuses and gratuities, in addition to health security.”
Al-Marzouki held the government responsible for the consequences of the strike if any environmental disaster resulted due to the accumulation of garbage and waste in the streets.
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