09/12/2020 No Salary Since Jan, UPPCL Contract Workers Threaten Indefinite Strike | NewsClick (/) INTERACTIVE ELECTION MAPS (https://elections.newsclick.in/) Labour (/articlelist/Labour) Politics (/articlelist/Politics) India (/articlelist/India) No Salary Since Jan, UPPCL Contract Workers Threaten Inde nite Strike (/No-Salary-Since-Jan-UPPCL-Contract-Workers-Threaten-Inde nite-Strike) 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. https://www.newsclick.in/No-Salary-Since-Jan-UPPCL-Contract-Workers-Threaten-Indefinite-Strike 1/9

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