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Madagascar: The agents of the Malagasy prison administration issued an ultimatum to the state to get 15% salary increase




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The 2300 officers of the Malagasy prison administration for more than 20,000 inmates are angry.
 
Since 2010, they demand the same salary increase of 15% at the time granted for the police and gendarmes in the Big Island.
 
Tired of waiting for a hypothetical appreciation of their treatment, the Malagasy government officials decided to move the speed and issued an ultimatum to the Malagasy State so that they accesses the more quickly their claim.
 
In contrast, it is the insurance according to their responsibility for indefinite strike looming on the horizon.
 
"We, the staff of the prison administration of Madagascar union give one month to the state to consider our demands. If this deadline has passed and we do not get a satisfactory answer, as it was case the last four years, we will begin an indefinite general strike", said Desire Razafintsalama general union of prison officers of Madagascar, as indicated by the newspaper L'Express of the Big Island.
 
Prison officials also want to be equipped with new vehicles and other safety devices necessary for their profession.
 
"I do not want any of you to be incarcerated in a prison. But most prison houses date from the colonial era. Then we'll bring you off when you are going to be brought before the court", also criticized Jean Paul Robert Razananaivo, general secretary of the union of prison officers of Madagascar.



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