Once again in the state, the employees of Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) have also warned of agitation. No new pay scale has been announced yet for 12,000 employees. Driver, operator is deprived of other financial benefits. Peace meal workers are also yet to come on contract. Himachal Transport Employees Joint Coordination Committee warned that if the demands are not implemented soon, they will agitate during the budget session. An emergency meeting of the office bearers of the committee will be called soon in this regard. The committee has accused the government of not fully implementing the agreement reached in the talks. Transport services in the state may be affected due to the movement of workers. Himachal Transport Employees Joint Coordination Committee Chairman Pyaar Singh Thakur, Vice President Mann Singh Thakur, Secretary Khemendra Gupta, Spokesperson Sanjay Kumar, Treasurer Jagdish Chand including Harish Parashar, Tek Chand, Milap Chand, Bal Krishna, Samar Chauhan, Dhani Ram, Sukh Ram, Prem Singh, Anit Kumar, Rishi Lal, Gopal Lal, Devi Chand , Hitendra Kanwar, Naval Kishore, Tek Chand and Purna Chand issued a joint statement here. It is alleged in this that the corporation management is not serious to solve the problems of the employees. The agreements reached in the meeting with the Coordination Committee chaired by the Additional Chief Secretary Transport on October 18, 2021 have also not been fully implemented. The payment of overtime remains as it is. Orders have been issued to give benefits of 6th Pay Commission recommendations to employees, but no order by HRTC management to implement recommendations of 6th Pay Commission to HRTC employees. have not been issued. Due to this all the employees of HRTC are feeling cheated. This is causing widespread resentment among the employees. Joint Coordination Committee has demanded from the State Government and Corporation Management that Peace Meal employees should be brought on contract soon, 35 months night overtime payment of drivers and operators should be done in lump sum, DA arrears of pending employees should be released soon. . The benefits of the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission should be given to the employees of HRTC as per the Punjab method by removing the anomalies of different categories.
HRTC employees again threatened agitation in Himachal
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