Srinagar: Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC), an amalgam of various employee unions on Fridayasked the Chief Minister to re-open cases of 9 employees who were terminated during 2016 unrest and fulfil other demands of employees.
A statement issued here by EJAC said that a meeting was held at its head office under the chairmanship of President EJAC Ab. Qayoom Wani.
The problems faced by the Government, Public sector and temporary employees were threadbare discussed and all the leaders of the EJAC showed serious concern over delay in 7th Pay Commission reckoner, removal of pay anomalies, revocation of SRO 202, release of pending salary of SSA & RMSA teachers, regularization of employees working under various centrally sponsored schemes like NHM, MGNREGA, Asha workers, Anganwadi workers, SBM, and rumors of 33 years of service and 60 years of age, delay in regularization of temporary employees, inclusion of contingent paid workers, casual labourers of PSUs, local bodies and municipal corporation in SRO 520 besides reinstatement of 09 terminated employees during 2016 unrest, a statement said.
President EJAC said that employees will not hesitate to go for statewide agitation if the demands of the employees are not met at the earliest.
“Delay in resolving the issues agreed in principle by the government with the leaders of JCC and EJAC is a serious cause of concern and EJAC leadership has already conveyed their resentment to the authorities at the helm of affairs and any delay in resolving the employee issues will be taken seriously,” the statement said.
Wani urged upon the authorities to issue reckoner of 7th Pay Commission vis-à-vis in favour of the government and Public sector employees and demanded immediate revocation of SRO 202 besides removal of pay anomalies before issuing any SRO of 7th Pay Commission.
He also warned the government that any move or proposal for 33 years of service & 60 years of age bar for government service will be taken seriously and will invite confrontation between government and employees.
The leaders present in the meeting urged upon the Chief Minister to intervene in resolving the long pending issues of employees.
The senior leaders of JCC and EJAC who attended the meeting were Fayaz Ahmad Shabnum, Khurshid Ahmad Bhat, Haji Bashir, Shabir Ahmad Langoo, Amreek Singh, Ganesh Khajuria, Syed Wajahat Durrani, Ab. Slaam Rajpori, Khalid Mahmood Khan, Mir Nazir, Malik Farooq, Dr. Manzoor, Farooq Ahmad Khan, Nazir Ahmad Khan, Latif Ahmad Malik, Sajad Ahmad Parray and others