Central govt employees plan indefinite strike from November 23
Central Government employees, who are planning a demonstration near Parliament on Tuesday demanding scrapping the New Pension Scheme and raising the bonus limit, have decided to go on an indefinite strike from November 23 if their demands are not met.
“If the demands are not met, then the joint action committee has decided to go for an indefinite strike from November 23. The strike will include the railways, postal and other departments as well,” Shivagopal Mishra, convenor of the joint action committee, told BusinessLine.
They also demand redressal of pending anomalies in the Sixth Central Pay Commission, interim relief, scrapping foreign direct investment and public private partnership schemes, filling of vacancies, and amendments in labour laws, among others, according to a release.
The India Railway Men’s Federation, National Federation of Indian Railwaymen, All India Defence Employees Federation, National Federation of Postal Employees Federation, and Confederation of Central Government Employees will take part in the demonstration, said Mishra said.