Monday, August 07, 2006

20,000 workers lose their jobs in the Mazandaran province

Iran Press News: translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi.
Alijanzadeh, the governor of Ghaem-shahr in an executive committee meeting with members of Workers House and the association of retirees and pensioners of Mazandaran referring to the 11,000 job applicants in this town, said: "Unfortunately the employment situation in the industrial city of Ghaem-shahr is destroyed and factories and workers are in a very bad situation; unemployment is the biggest concern for the authorities here.”

According to ILNA’s, Alijanzadeh, pointed out that the lack of management in Mazandaran’s industry has been driven to a crisis point. He continued: “It is the duty of the authorities not to sell even one meter of the land that factories stand on.”

Daryabeigi, operations executive of the Workers House in Mozandaran also said: “At present 64 percent workers are contractual and temporary.”
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