Workers of Italian company constructing highway in Azerbaijan’s south hold protest action

Salyan. Alibey Zeynalli – APA. The local workers of Italy’s Todini company, which is the main contractor in the project on construction of Elet-Astara highway in Azerbaijan, are holding protest action, chairman of the Public Union of Support for Democracy Emil Mammadov told APA’s Mil-Mughan bureau.

He said more than 300 workers of the company stopped work protesting against the bad working conditions. The workers say their salary is low, moreover they are not satisfied with the living and nutritional conditions. The workers’ salary is AZN 300-500, while foreigners’ salary is € 3000. The workers protest against this, have stopped work and expect the administration to comment on the problem.

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