As per the consensus, these issues would be sorted out within a specified timeframe. The IBA has agreed to look into these issues in a bid to find an amicable solution, CH Venkatachalam, convenor, UFBU told FE. It is learnt that the IBA has also agreed to provide a second option to bank employees to move towards pension benefits in lieu of PF. Venkatachalam also pointed out that the issue of compassionate and general recruitment would be looked into. Earlier, finance minister P Chidambaram and chief labour commissioner SK Mukhopadhyay held talks with the representatives of the trade unions.