7th Central Pay Commission Minimum Wage of Rs.26000/- and Open Ended pay Scales
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
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Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)
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 by 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%, ad 20% of pay for “X” “Y” and “Z” class localities/cities respectively.
- Chlidren 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.,
- 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 JCM 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 B.C. Sharma, Joint General Secretary have participated in the deliberations.
Forwarded to Affiliates & Media Centre/NFIR