7th Pay Commission: In what could be a bad news for passengers and the government, lakhs of Indian Railways employees have decided to perform their duties according to ‘Work To Rule’ starting December 11. The agitating Indian Railways employees have been asking for allowances as per the recommendations of the 7th pay commission among other demands.
The demands have been put forth by the running staffs of the railways. The running staffs include guard, driver and attendant among others. The staffs have alleged that they are not getting the running allowances as per the recommendations of the 7th pay commission. The All India Railwaymen Federation has decided in its meeting that a 45-day notice will be served to the Railway Ministry for their demands.
If their demands were not met, then the staffs will organise ‘rail roko’ protest. Read more
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