Pending over time arrears: HRTC employees call off token strike

Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation employees called off the taken strike of night services after consultation with management partly affecting a few services since last midnight.

Talking to us HRTC managing director Sandeep Kumar said that issue if over time has been resolved however few services are affected as some of the services on the interstate and night route did not operate last night.

He said that with a resolution of this issue, employees decided to call off the protest.

In a press statement released on Sunday n HRTC  5000 drivers and conductors who are rendering overtime and night services have decided to stop working.

Employees claimed that they had not paid overtime arrears since 2019.

Mr. Kumar also stated that their issues and demands will be fulfilled in a phased manner” There are nearly 8-10 Employees Unions in HRTC. One of the unions has called a strike. 

We have invited them for a talk and we have assured them to resolve their issues and release the arrear payments in a phased manner. 

Doors for meeting with the CM and Deputy CM are open and the meeting is expected next month.

 We have recently released some arrears and have planned to resolve their all demands in a phased manner, he said that issue was resolved and protesting the employees would return to their duty.

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