• Rajasthan

    Cong 99
    BJP 81
    RLM 0
    OTH 19
  • Madhya Pradesh

    Cong 112
    BJP 97
    BSP 4
    OTH 8
  • Chhattisgarh

    Cong 53
    BJP 26
    JCC 9
    OTH 1
  • Telangana

    TRS-AIMIM 82
    TDP-Cong 25
    BJP 6
    OTH 6
  • Mizoram

    MNF 25
    Cong 10
    BJP 1
    OTH 4

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Another bank strike in the offing? Here is what United Forum of Bank Unions threatened

By: | Updated: June 12, 2018 8:58 PM

The bank employees had observed a two-day strike on May 30 and 31 against the hike.

bank strike, United Forum of Bank Unions, bank salary hike, bank strike to continue, National Confederation of Bank EmployeesThe United Forum of Bank Unions today threatened to intensify their stir in July and August against the ‘meagre’ two per cent salary hike, officials said. (Representative Image: PTI)

The United Forum of Bank Unions today threatened to intensify their stir in July and August against the ‘meagre’ two per cent salary hike, officials said. The bank employees had observed a two-day strike on May 30 and 31 against the hike. The United Federation of Bank Unions, the umbrella organisation of nine bank unions, met here and congratulated the staff for observing the two-day strike, general secretary of the federation CH Venkatachalam said.

“It has been decided to further continue the struggle with more strikes. Having regard to the need for an amicable solution, it was decided to meet the higher authorities in the government and the banks”, he told PTI. “However, if no solution is forthcoming in these meetings, the United Forum of Bank Unions will proceed and announce more agitations”, he said.

Meanwhile, a report from Tirupathi quoted senior vice-president of the National Confederation of Bank Employees, VVSR Sarma as saying that the bank staff would intensify the stir in a phased manner in July and August to press for their demands.

“Prior to intensifying our agitation, United Forum of Bank Unions decided to submit a memorandum on the wage hike issue and other banking developmental issues to finance minister Arun Jaitley by this month-end,” he said.

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