WCREU stages hunger strike for pension scheme

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 May 2018 10:10:28


Staff Reporter

DEMANDING pension scheme and wages, West Central Railway Employees Union (WCREU) launched hunger strike on Tuesday. The union said that they will protest till May 11 on call of WCRU/AIRF for their rights.According to M S Faruki, divisional spokesperson of the Union, Railway Board and Government is launching anti-employees schemes. He said the protest is being launched to stop the new pension scheme and start old pension scheme, family pension scheme, improvement in minimum wages and fitment formula, mileage revision of running staff, re-start large scheme, salary and incentives to the workshop staff as per seventh pay commission. He said hunger strike has been launched at all zonal offices including Bhopal division.