CENTRAL ELECTRIC EMPLOYEES TO JOIN STRIKE
Jammu, May 6: Jammu and Kashmir Central non-gazetted Electrical Employees Union today announced its support to the strike call by the Joint Consultative Committee.
The Union said that it will be observing two day ‘Kaam Chhor Hartal’ on May 8 and 9 to impress upon government for fulfill of their demands which included regularization of daily wagers.
Addressing a press conference Parshotam Sharma, State General Secretary said that the department was facing severe shortage of field staff affecting the performance of the department and putting additional burden on the employees.
He said that the field staff is overburdened with work as the power stations where around 12 men are required but only two to three were performing the task.
He said that daily wagers in both Power Development Department and Power Development Corporation were managing the task that required bigger taskforce but still they were being discriminated and denied regularization.
Sharma said, “Government has entered into an agreement with Joint Consultative Committee last year but till date it has not acted upon the commitment made with the employees”.
They pressed for the fulfillment of demands including regularization of casual, temporary, daily rated labourers engaged after 31.10.1994, enhancement of retirement age and redressal of pay anomalies.
Other who were present in the press conference included Muhammad Aslam Choudhary, Muhammad Ayub chouhabn, Des Raj, Suresh Sharma, Farooq Ahmaed Bhat, Hamid paul, Nazar Hussain, Raj Kumar, Gurnam Singh Slathia and Surjeet Khajuria.
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