Cleaning workers receive their first ‘official salaries’
Street sweepers, some of the employees of the fund and cleaning van drivers are the first groups to receive their salaries today, he said.
"The others will receive their salaries in the coming days," Al-Jawzzi said.
The new monthly wage, subjected to the legal deduction of taxes, is 31,390 YR (US $150). This month, the workers will be paid through the primary funds, but in the next months, they will be paid at post offices, he said.
Supervisors and administrators were not on the list of people receiving salaries this month, but they will be added to the list in the coming months, said Samir Hamza, the head of Agricultural Syndicate for the Cleaning Workers.
"The officially hired cleaning workers receive 27,600YR (US $130)," he said. The salary he quoted includes the deduction for taxes.
Cleaning workers in the departments of Agriculture, Gardens, Cleaning Fund and all workers whose names were not on the current lists will be included in the third batch within three months, Hamza said.
On Saturday, Abdu-Qader Helal, the secretary of the capital, launched the first batch of the disbursement of salaries for the cleaning workers, authorizing the disbursement of approximately 82.9 million riyals.