Metro Stir Threat: First Round Of Talks Fails

Metro Stir Threat: First Round Of Talks Fails

Talks between Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s non-executive employees, who are threatening to go on strike from June 30, and the DMRC failed to yield any results on Thursday. For the last few days, DMRC’s 9,000-strong workforce of non-executive employees has been taking part in sit-in protests at different metro stations.

Their primary demand is a revision of salaries and pay-grades and payment of arrears, apart from other demand like the right to form a union. The employees have given an ultimatum of June 29 and have threatened to shut down metro services if their demands are not met.

“In connection with the HR issues pertaining to a section of the employees, this is to inform that a meeting was held today at the office of Regional Labour Commissiothe management agreeing to talk on the issues raised by employees, it seems the protesting employees have softened their stand.

“Both parties have to report at the office of Regional Labour Commissioner on Friday with the conclusion of the meeting expected to be held,” said Ravi Bharadwaj, secretary, DMRC staff council. Read More

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