scorecardresearch10 lakh bank employees call for strike on January 30-31; Details here

10 lakh bank employees call for strike on January 30-31; Details here

Updated: 16 Jan 2023, 08:06 AM IST
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The 11th wage settlement of bank employees had occurred on November 11, 2020 between the Indian Banks' Association and the United Forum of Bank Unions, the umbrella body of trade unions in the banking sector. Some of the issues related to the agreement, in which 5-day week in banks, stagnation increment is not given to banks by the Indian Banks Association, besides promotion and salary, pension fixation issues, State Convenor of United Forum of Bank Unions Mahesh Mishra said.
Chennai: In this Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 file photo, people exchange their old 500 and 1000 rupee notes at special camp organised by a public sector bank in Chennai. The Supreme Court on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023 upheld the Union Government's 2016 decision to demonetise currency notes of  <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,000 and  <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>500. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_02_2023_000094A)

Chennai: In this Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 file photo, people exchange their old 500 and 1000 rupee notes at special camp organised by a public sector bank in Chennai. The Supreme Court on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023 upheld the Union Government's 2016 decision to demonetise currency notes of 1,000 and 500. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_02_2023_000094A)

(PTI) The United Forum of Bank Unions has given a call for a two-day nationwide strike on January 30 and 31 to press for various related to the 11th wage settlement of bank employees, a union leader said on Sunday.

The 11th wage settlement of bank employees had occurred on November 11, 2020 between the Indian Banks' Association and the United Forum of Bank Unions, the umbrella body of trade unions in the banking sector.         

Some of the issues related to the agreement, in which 5-day week in banks, stagnation increment is not given to banks by the Indian Banks Association, besides promotion and salary, pension fixation issues, State Convenor of United Forum of Bank Unions Mahesh Mishra said.

He said that United Forum of Bank Unions has been trying for the last 28 months to resolve the remaining issues but no positive response was given by the Indian Banks' Association.

A two-day strike has been called on January 30 and 31. Ten lakh employees and officers of all the banks of the country will participate in the strike, Mishra claimed.

First Published: 16 Jan 2023, 08:06 AM IST