PDD casual workers strike enters day 75
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Demanding regularisation policy for the workers engaged after 1994, Jammu and Kashmir PDD Casual Labourers Union continued on Kaam Chhoro Hartal, which entered 75th day on Friday.
Under the banner of the J and K Casual Labourers Union, the protesting workers gathered at the Office of Chief Engineer, Bhagwati Nagar, here and raised slogans against the concerned department.
Amid slogans in support of their demands, the protestors urged the government to frame regularisation policy for all causal workers, who are working in the department for the past over a decade. They also demanded release of wages under proper wages head. They also expressed anguish meted out by the previous State Government by making false promises for regularisation of casual labours working in PDD.
They demanded release of pending wages from Wages Head, regularisation and insurance policies for workers, filling up the 5,000 posts which were sanctioned in the year 2010, ending of discrimination with Jammu province workers and compensation to dead/handicapped workers. Jammu Province President, Shesh Kumar and Vice President, Sham Sharma also spoke on the occasion.