CBH workers down tools over low wages

Just a day after workers at the Central Medical Stores conducted a major protest action, workers at another Health Faculty have down tools protesting low wages.

Over a dozen workers from the Vector Control Department at the Central Board of Health held a major strike action outside the faculty this morning calling on manage to increase their wages and salaries.

ZDK news was on the scene of the protest and spoke to one of the disgruntled employees who said that individuals who have been working at the department for over 30 years are receiving wages as low $300.

She said that the workers are calling for an upgrade in their wages and salaries which is long overdue.

One of the Supervisors within the Vector Control Department Trevor Cranstant told ZDK news that over two years ago a proposal was sentto Cabinet requesting an increase in salary for the worker however no word has been receive concerning the request.

He said that workers within the department as important as Vector control should be receiving a proper salary and workers are demanding exactly that.

News Reporter

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