Sunday, March 29, 2015

JCM Delegation proposed before the 7th Central Pay Commission: Open Ended Pay Scale, 3.7 multiplication factor, Minimum Wage of Rs.26000/-, 5% Increment rate, 5 promotions, HRA - 60%,40%,20%, Wage ratio 1:8, CEA for Higher Studies, Minimum Pension 67%....



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National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
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Minimum Wage of Rs.26000/- and Open Ended Pay Scales
JCM DELEGATION PROPOSED BEFORE THE 7TH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION

During 2 days deliberations on 23rd & 24th March, 2015, the JCM (Staff Side) delegation have pleaded before the 7th Central Pay Commission to recommend minimum wage of Rs. 26,000/- per month on the basis of 15th ILC Norms/Aykroyd Formula. Some of the important submissions made before the Pay Commission are listed below:

  • Wage ratio between the lowest and highest should be 1:8.
  • Revised pay scales and allowances should be given effect from 01/01/2014.
  • 3.7 multiplication factor should be applied to arrive at the revised pay. Special Pay concept should be restored back.
  • HRA should be revised to 60%, 40% and 20% of pay for ‘X’ ‘Y’ and ‘Z’ class localities/cities respectively.
  • Children Education Allowance should be revised and extended to cover higher studies also.
  • Increment rate should be 5% of pay.
  • Five promotions during service.
  • Special Duty Allowance for North Eastern Region be revised to 37-1/2%.
  • House Building Amount should be increased and interest rate should be reduced.
  • 6th CPC Anomalies may be got addressed through a special mechanism.
  • Flexi timings for women employees besides additional leave facilities etc.,

Pension
  • Pay Commission was urged to recommend parity in Pension.
  • Minimum Pension should be fixed at 67% of last pay drawn.
  • Gratuity amount should be upwardly revised.
All the issues contained in the J CM memorandum were explained to the Commission with cogent logic, merits and Precedents. S/Shri M. Raghavaiah, Leader JCM (Staff Side), Guman Singh, NFIR President, R.P. Bhatnagar, Working President and BC. Sharma, Joint General Secretary have participated in the deliberations.

No.IV/NFIR/7TH CPC/Corres/Pt.V
Dated : 28/03/2015 V

(Dr M. Raghavaiah)
General Secretary

Source: NFIR

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