Different types of protest programs announced by employees of Gujarat ST Nigam Board to fulfill their outstanding demands.
Surat : The employees of Gujarat State ST Nigam Board are once again fuming over the non-resolution of various pending demands. A protest was held at Madhyastha bus station today by employees of Surat ST Corporation Board. The ST employees protested against not getting the facility of pay commission implemented by the dearness allowance increased by the government. The employees wore black bands and shouted slogans against the government and if the demand was not met by October 30, all the employees simultaneously come on Mass CL on November 3 and threatened to protest.
Moreover, Gujarat ST Nigam Board employees are protesting as they are not getting the benefits of various government schemes. The various outstanding issues of the employees are not resolved and once again the employees have taken the path of agitation. Anil, Vice President of Gujarat ST Majdoor Mahasangh said that dearness allowance has been announced by the government, but its benefit has not been given to ST employees. Even in the 7th Pay Commission, ST employees have not been given proper benefits. The government has announced 20 percent pay hike for the employees currently working on fixed paper, but it has not been given to the employees of the ST Corporation. As many as 10 different demands were not met, they took the path of agitation.