Monthly salaries for Gaza's PA workers a week overdue

Workers' union says it is a deliberate move to increase pressure on Hamas, but Palestinian Authority says delay in paying its Gaza employees' salaries is a 'technical issue', soon to be resolved.

    The monthly salaries for tens of thousands of Gaza-based employees of the Palestinian Authority are now a week overdue.

    The authority, based in the occupied West Bank, says it is a technical glitch.

    The workers' union says it is a deliberate move to increase pressure on Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports.


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