MSRTC employees' strike continues on 3rd day

Sakal Times
Thursday, 19 October 2017

We had put up notices at all the bus depots asking the agitating staff to call off the strike and resume duty by yesterday evening, but unfortunately they have not done so. The administration is now seriously thinking of taking disciplinary action against them

Mumbai: The strike by over one lakh employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) entered the third day today, inconveniencing thousands of passengers during the festive season.

"We had put up notices at all the bus depots asking the agitating staff to call off the strike and resume duty by yesterday evening, but unfortunately they have not done so. The administration is now seriously thinking of taking disciplinary action against them," said Milind Band, deputy general manager (operations), MSRTC.

Over 1.02 lakh MSRTC employees have gone on an indefinite strike from the midnight of October 16, demanding a hike in salary as per the 7th Pay Commission's report.

 

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