Nairit Plant employees receive salaries for one month

Employees of Nairit plant have received their salaries for one month, Anush Harutyunyan, a spokesperson for the plant, told A1+.

On July 10, employees of the rubber-producing plant, gathered outside the factory building located in a Yerevan suburb and held a march to the government building to once again remind the cabinet members of their issue.

After the government siting, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan received the group of plant employees and promised that the employees would get the salaries for a month the next week. Hovik Abrahamyan also said he needed time [until the end of August] to get acquainted with the matter and wanted to know who is guilty for the idling state of the chemical giant.

Nairit Plant CJSC, which produces chloroprene rubber and was considered a giant of its kind during the Soviet era, hasn’t been operating since 2010. Only 500 of its 2500 employees work in the plant today, others are on compulsory layoff. The plant was founded in 1940. The employees have not received salaries for 17-18 months.