Yediyurappa asks KSRTC employees to call off strike, resume work

Belagavi: Amid an indefinite strike referred to as by the Karnataka State Street Transport Company (KSRTC) workers over demand for revision of wage, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday mentioned that he has fulfilled eight of the 9 calls for put ahead by the employees union.

He additionally appealed to the employees to finish the strike as a wage hike of eight per cent has additionally been thought-about.

“I’ve fulfilled eight out of 9 calls for which got by the unions within the final assembly. A wage hike of eight per cent has additionally been thought-about. I’ve written to the union authorities for the approval, proper after we get approval that may even be given,” mentioned Yediyurappa mentioned whereas chatting with ANI.

“Even after understanding the state of affairs, some unions have referred to as for the strike of their self-interest. We had a gathering earlier and I’m prepared to speak with them at any time limit,” he additional mentioned.

Referring to the COVID-19 state of affairs within the state, the Chief Minister mentioned, “They know the way persons are struggling within the COVID-19 disaster, they’re accentuating the struggling at this level of time. I request them to return to work.”

“We’ll look forward to one or two days and if they don’t come we are going to take motion, we’re working non-public buses for the comfort of the individuals. I request them once more to not make us take stringent motion,” he warned.

Karnataka State Street Transport Company (KSRTC) workers have given a name for a strike with the calls for of wage hike, everlasting job, wages and shifts. The staff are working as contract employees within the division.

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