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Staff of a personal firm linked to the TransPeshawar protest at a Peshawar BRT station in Peshawar, Pakistan, January 12, 2021. Twitter/zulfiqar/through Geo.television
  • Staff of a personal firm linked to Peshawar BRT declare salaries have been slashed by Rs5,000-Rs10,000
  • Aggrieved workers droop companies at Peshawar BRT stations, inconveniencing passengers
  • TransPeshawar spokesperson warns of motion in opposition to the personal firm

PESHAWAR: The Bus Fast Transit (BRT) service in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s capital metropolis has as soon as once more come to a halt, this time as a result of workers who referred to as a strike over wage cuts.

Staff of a personal firm linked to the Peshawar BRT, formally generally known as the TransPeshawar, claimed that their salaries had been slashed by quantities ranging between Rs5,000 and Rs10,000.

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The aggrieved workers initiated a strike in opposition to the pay cuts and suspended companies on the Peshawar BRT stations, inconveniencing the passengers.

However, TransPeshawar spokesperson Umair Khan denied that there was any suspension within the BRT service, saying the protesting workers of the personal firm had “called off their strike”.

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“The strikers are employees of a private company,” Khan defined, including that TransPeshawar had nothing to do with its affairs.

Nevertheless, the spokesperson warned of motion in opposition to the personal firm.

“Action will be taken against the private company as per our contract with them,” he stated, including that the BRT service was absolutely restored for the residents.

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