Jammu, Mar 13
The hundreds of PHE Employee casual and other workers under the banner of PHE Employees United Front assembled in premises of Chief Engineer, PHE Department Jammu on today and holds massive protest against the PHE Administrative Department and the Finance Department which have adopted the delaying tactics to regularize the service of casual and other workers in light of SRO-520. The employees raised slogans against the PHE Higher Authority which has failed also to release wages to workers month-wise, the workers were demanding also for the clearance of their all pending earned wages in one go, the workers were pressing hard also for seeking relaxation in existing guidelines and norms of SRO-520 and performs circulated time to time. The date of 1st appoint of casual and other workers be conceded from the day they resumed their duties. The job be given to the next kith and kin of the deceased daily wagers like SRO-43 Rs. 5.00 lac as special assistance to given to the retiring or retired casual workers of the department till framing of concrete retirement policy.
The employees have heighted the demands of permanent employees like creation of 20 No of posts of transport foreman, for drivers and cleaners convening of DPC meeting at all levels on time and stop recoveries from such employees who have granted national promotions and benefit of SRO-149 of 1973 etc. the senior leaders of PHE Employees United Front namely Sh Bakshi Singh, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Subash Verma, Kartar Chand Dubey, Bhanu Partap Surjeet singh addressed the employees at the protest.