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The News Minute | October 12, 2014 | 09:00 am IST Chennai might have to go without the ‘108’ emergency ambulance services on Diwali day. The 108 Ambulance Workers Union in Tamil Nadu decided to go on strike for 24 hours on the demand of a bonus, said The Hindu. This is not a one-time issue, despite six years of work, they have not received a single year’s bonus, said the State organizing secretary of the Union, T. Siva Kumar. A total of 3,300 emergency management technicians, pilots earn between Rs. 8,500 and Rs. 9,500 in the state. However, it was also said that only a small section of the employees were expected to go on strike, said B. Prabhudoss, head of marketing and hospital relations, GVK EMRI according to the report.

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