Multan Lady Health Workers LHWs Protests for salaries
MULTAN (October 16, 2011) : A number of lady health workers (LHWs) and other staff staged a protest at Nawan Shehr Chowk here on Saturday for salaries.
The workers associated with National Programme for family planning and basic health units including LHWs, account supervisors, drivers and others staged the protest after they had not been paid for the last four months besides petrol expenses for the last one and half years, the protestors told media persons at Nawan Sheher Chowk.
They said that in addition to keeping pace with their own job responsibilities, LHWs also performed duty during anti-polio vaccination twice a month and in campaigns for creating awareness among people against dengue fever or post-flood situation.
They said they were facing financial problems due to non-payment of salaries and expenses.