09/12/2020

No Salary Since Jan, UPPCL Contract Workers Threaten Indefinite Strike | NewsClick

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The power employees union has given one week’s time to the Adityanath
government for release of pending salaries of contract workers.
Abdul Alim Jafri (/author/Abdul Alim Jafri) 12 Nov 2020

Lucknow: Contractual workers of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL), who have
been protesting since last week in Bijnor and Meerut district over non-payment of their
salaries for the past one year, have given one week’s time to the authorities to either pay
their dues else they would be forced to go on inde nite strike.
Protesting against non-payment of wages to contract employees since January 2020, and
reduction in the number of such employees, the power department sta , under the banner
of Uttar Pradesh Bijli Karmachari Sangh protested in front of the main powerhouse in the
state.
The district president of the union, Jitendra Singh, said the employees were forced to go on
strike after talks between the executive engineer and a contractor of the electricity
corporation department failed.

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