Hike in Kerala Dairy Workers' Pay Due to KHRC Intervention

Published: 25th September 2015 02:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th September 2015 03:08 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The employees of the dairy co-operatives will now draw more salary thanks to the Kerala Human Rights Commission which has intervened in the issue. The government has intimated the panel that they have received the recommendation for employees’ pay scale revision.

Acting on the instruction of the commission, the government has  appointed a nine member committee with the director of diary development as the chairman.

The commission observed that dairy co-operatives that consist of 12,500 employees draw a minimal salary. Only those who meets the qualification stipulated in the  Kerala Cooperative Societies Act are enrolled in the co-operatives. They draw a minimal salary- Rs 50 to Rs 100 as daily wage sans holidays and pension. 

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