New Delhi: 29 June :- The Delhi High Court has stayed the strike of 9,000 workers of the metro from tomorrow. The court has issued a notice and sought the response from striking workers. Regardless of the order of the court, if the Metro staffers go on strike then the case of contempt of court will also go on. The High Court’s decision will provide relief to those 20 lakh passengers who travel daily through the metro.
If you do not come to work, it may seem like Esma: Manish Sisodia
Earlier, Delhi’s Deputy CM Manish Sisodia had said that proper demands of the Metro workers will be treated, but if the striking staff of the Metro does not return to work, then they can take ESMA. The government uses the Essential Services Management Act, which is to stop the strike. If the government enforces this law, then after the government employee continues the strike or does not provide services, it will be treated as illegal and can be punished in this way. It can be applied for a maximum of six months.
Labor did not come out of commission
After negotiations with the Labor Commissioner failed, 9000 employees of Delhi Metro decided to go on strike today. There is no statement of DMRC yet to run the Metro on the verdict of the workers’ strike. Before the Labor Commissioner, the DMRC also met with talk of metro workers.
What employees on strike?
These 9,000 workers on strike include 900 train operators running the Metro, 1,000 station controllers / station in-charge, 5000 maintenance technicians and around 2000 supervisors.
Suddenly not taken decision: Metro staff
Metro staff alleges that this decision to stop the operation of the metro was not taken suddenly, but the performance being done to fulfill the demand is going on since 19th June, after which the black band was tied to the first hand and then on 25 June From the sign of hunger strike, but despite all this, they are not heard. Considering this strike of employees, security of the Metro building on Barakhamba Road, Delhi has also been increased.
What are the demands of strike workers?
The union should be recognized as the 9-member council has been recognized by the management so far, which is not registered under any act, whereas the staff union has not been recognized, while it is registered under the Act.
Demand for the restoration of the sacked employees
The agreement on July 23, 2017 should be implemented appropriately in which talk about upgrading pay scale was spoken.
Apart from this, the demand for implementation of the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission
Including demands such as setting the work area of employees.
The direct impact of the strike will be seen on the streets of Delhi
Nearly two million passenger travels daily through the Delhi Metro, after the closure of the Metro operations, they will all come to the streets, which can make the transport system worse. For such a large number of passengers it is difficult to get supplied from Delhi’s public transport system and private cab.