Mass vaccination centers: More than 300 workers do not receive 11 months’ salary

Hundreds of staff at mass vaccination centers in Sindh for coronavirus vaccines have not been paid for more than 11 months.

Staff members claimed that the Sindh government had not made the payment of dues despite several protests and assurances from the government.

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A number of data entry operators and others, who served at mass vaccination centers, have not been paid for more than a year, a volunteer working at the Expo Center said. Karachi on condition of anonymity.

We were promised a monthly salary of 17,000 rupees, he told the Minute Mirror, adding that the government owed 187,000 rupees in total for 11 months’ salary to each of those members who had not received this amount. until now.

However, a Sindh health department official told Minute Mirror it was correct to say the members had not been paid. He unofficially confirmed that approximately 300 of these members had not been paid. Efforts are underway to make those payments as soon as possible, he added.

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The Sindh government had established a mass vaccination center at Expo Center Karachi to administer coronavirus vaccines to the people. Other mass vaccination centers have also been established in other parts of the province. Noting that the centers were not giving the expected results, they were closed a few weeks ago.

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