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Sanitation workers climb on tower over pending wages in Noida

Press Trust of India  |  Noida (UP) 

At least four contractual workers here Thursday climbed up a tower in Sector 39 and threatened to jump from it, demanding their reinstatement by Authority, officials said.

Those who climbed up the tower were part of a bigger group of workers protesting their contract termination with the local authority, the officials said. The is located in the tower.

"The workers were also peeved over their pending payments and change in contract system which has impacted their services," a said.

Officials from the Sector 39 police station had reached the spot to pacify the protesting workers and asked them to get down, the said.

"Later, a negotiation was made between the workers and their after which they came down," the said.

On November 1, 2018 also two contractual employees of the Authority had climbed up a tower in Sector 39 to protest the delay in their payments.

The two employees were from the and the and had claimed they were not paid for last 10 months.

Police and officials had finally got them down after pacifying them.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 00:45 IST