JK employees threaten to go on 3-day strike

A Jammu and Kashmir employees` body has threatened to go on a three-day strike from September 6 to press for demands for grant of the sixth pay commission arrears, among others.

Jammu: A Jammu and Kashmir employees` body has threatened to go on a three-day strike from September 6 to press for demands for grant of the sixth pay commission arrears, among others.
"J&K employees are going on a three-day strike from September 6 in the state to press for the fulfilment of their genuine demands," Jammu and Kashmir employees Joint Action committee (JKEJAC), State Coordinator, Ram Kumar Sharma told reporters here today.

"It is unfortunate that State government has adopted candid, arrogant and anti-employee attitude," he said.

He claimed that the organisation had held symbolic protest demonstrations on July 18 but government failed to fulfil their demands, including grant of 6th pay commission arrears, policy for regularisation and enhancement of retirement age by July 17.

"We will march towards civil secretariat here and hold massive protest demonstration on July 18. We will go for a strike for two days on August 5 and 6," Sharma said.

PTI

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