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1 Oct 2015

Larisa Paremuzyan, Hetq online (Armenia)

Armenia: Kimprom chemical plant workers protest over 9 months of unpaid salaries & pollution concerns

"Kimprom workers demonstrate yet again for back wages; no resolution in sight", 30 September 2015

Kimprom chemical plant workers were back on the street today outside the Lori Provincial Governor’s Office in Vanadzor to demand they be paid nine months worth of back wages...200 Kimprom workers say they are owned some 366 million AMD in unpaid wages...Regarding the concerns raised by workers about dangerous chemical materials stored at the defunct Kimprom plant, Nalbandyan [Lori Governor] said his office was discussing all safety issues and that the materials were in need of constant surveillance.