Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, non-teaching employees members and workers of the College of Mumbai on Monday resorted to an indefinite demanding the implementation of the seventh pay fee.
A complete of 14 non-agricultural universities of Maharashtra have reportedly launched a ‘pen-down’ protest demanding revision of their pay based mostly on the seventh pay fee advice.
The strike has been referred to as by the Maharashtra State Faculty Universities Staff Motion Committee. “We have launched the pen-down strike that will continue till September 30. If our demands are not met by then, we will call for a complete strike,” Hindustan Occasions quoted an worker collaborating within the strike as saying.
It’s price mentioning that the protest has been launched at a time when the varsity is holding exams for college kids. Nonetheless, the college authorities have reportedly claimed that the strike has not but affected the examination course of.
Although the seventh pay fee was carried out years again, the State schooling division is reportedly but to revise the pay scale of the college employees.