NJCA Defers Strike on the face of Government Assuring Consideration of Staff Side Views
NJCA UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVES TO DEFER THE INDEFINITE STRIKE
After the meeting with the Home Minister today by the NJCA and further developments leading to issue of a Press Release by the Government of India assuring consideration of the issues raised by the Staff Side relating to the pay scales and other recommendations of the Pay Commission by a High Level Committee, the NJCA has decided to defer the Indefinite Strike in the background of meetings with the Ministers and the assurance by the Government of India.
The Press Release by the Government today is reproduced below:
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
06-July-2016 20:50 IST
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Government assures Representatives of Unions representing employees of the Central Government that the issues raised by them relating to the pay scales and other recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission would be considered by a High Level Committee.
Representatives of Unions representing employees of the Central Government had met the Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley and the Minister for Railways Sh. Suresh Prabhu in the evening of 30th June, 2016.
They had requested that certain issues raised by them in relation to the pay scales and other recommendations of the Pay Commission be allowed to be raised before a Committee of Secretaries looking into different aspects of grievances of employees in relation to the Pay Commission recommendations.
The Ministers assured the Union leaders that the issues raised by them would be considered by a High Level Committee.