25 staff of Evin-Prison´s shops simply stopped working in protest against non-payment of their salaries for two previous months.
These workers receive 400 thousand Toman per month. The contractor has also cut the overtime since the privatization of these stores. They have announced to continue the work stoppage in the coming days until the contractor fulfill pays the outstanding wages.
There is a massive competition between the judicial authorities and the prison authorities for controlling the shops.