RTC Union Calls off Proposed Strike

Published: 11th September 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2014 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: ASPRTC Employees’ Union (EU) has called off the proposed indefinite strike after holding talks with officials of the corporation on Wednesday. The strike was scheduled to start from Thursday in all districts of Andhra Pradesh.

The union demanded that the government take over the corporation. The management said that they would submit a study committee report on the subject to the government by end of the month. The management has agreed to all the demands of the union, according to a press note.

The corporation had also assured Rs 130 crore for clearance of Cooperative Credit Society loans, pending till August 31. This is for those who applied for loans in Andhra Pradesh.

Dasara advance will be paid by September 25 and the DA allowance pending from July will be paid with October salary. Regarding regularisation of contract employees jobs, the management assured to implement the  agreement made earlier.

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