JAC threatens mass cease work stir over charter of demands


IMPHAL, July 5: The JAC of All Manipur Trade Unions`™ Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Govt Employees`™ Organisation (AMGEO) has decided to launch mass cease work strike from July 20 except in police department in case the government fails to come up with positive response to the charter of demands submitted to the government.

Speaking to media persons, secretary general of JAC of AMTUC & AMGEO said that formal and informal rounds of thorough discussion had been held with the Chief Secretary, Commissioner (Finance), Special Secretary (DP) but there has been no positive response to the long cherished demands of government employees, workers, pensioners and family pensioners.

Reiterating that the JAC had also submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 17, 2014 in this regard, he made it clear that the JAC will go on with the mass cease work strike from July 20 if the government fails to fulfil the demands within July 18.

The charter of demands include regularisation of work charged employees; conversation of muster roll and casual workers to work charged employees and provide all retirement benefits as per existing rules as agreed; regularisation of contractual employees existing in various departments namely GAD, MIS, Economics & Statistics, NRHM, MACS, RNTCP, Forest, Social Welfare etc to their respective posts so that the fund from the plan head is not affected and per capital income of the state is maintained.

It also demanded that secretariat duty allowance and overtime allowance in respect of secretariat employees and other department employees respectively should be paid at 10 percent of corresponding Basic Pay as agreed upon.

The general secretary of JAC of AMTUC & AMGEO added that the said resolution was taken during a gathering at Kuki Inn on July 3.


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