Workers at Chipata Council go for two months without pay

More than half of the workers at Chipata Municipal Council have not been paid their monthly salaries for two months.

Chipata Municipal Council Director of Administration and Human Resource, Mwape Katemwe says workers affected are those in division one, two and three.

Katemwe said on Monday July 29, 2013  that the affected workers get their salaries from Central government and were last paid in May.

He said that there is an indication from the government that the workers will be paid their salary arrears although the specific time has not been indicated.

Katemwe however, said that division four workers who get paid by the local authority have been receiving their salaries on a monthly basis.