Employees strike today
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 16: Employees in the state would go on a one day token strike on Tuesday against what they term as "government not keeping up its promise” of enhancing the retirement age from 58 to 60 and regularization of daily wagers.
A spokesman of the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) in a statement here said that employees would hold protest demonstrations and dharnas across the state in support of their demands, including enhancement of the retirement age, payment of pending 6th pay commission arrears, removal of pay anomalies, regularization of daily wagers and contractual employees and release of 7 per cent DA installment, among others.
Organizations like National Trade Union Front, All Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Teachers Federation and others have also supported Tuesday’s strike call.
The JCC spokesman urged the employees and workers to observe complete strike on April 17, and assemble outside Khalsa High School, near Exhibition Ground, here at 11 am to take out a protest rally from there to the Divisional Commissioner’s office.
Meanwhile, the plus two lecturers of school education department and non-gazetted employees of information department have supported the JCC strike call, appealing all the employees to make it successful.
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