Sunday, November 25, 2007

Sixth pay commission should take into account inflation

Expressing the view that the present salaries of the Railway employees were not commensurate with inflation, the Southern Railway Mazdoor Union has sought interim relief.

In a release here, the Divisional secretary of the Union R.Kesavan said the Sixth Pay Commission should take into account inflation while formulating the recommendations.

"The railway employees should be paid on par with the other Public sector undertakings," he said.

The recommendations of the commission was likely to be released by April next, he said and demanded that they be implemented immediaetly,failing which they would be forced to resort to agitations, he said.