WTUF Submits memo to Labor Minister

Published On: July 11, 2016 06:25 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Workers Trade Union Federation Nepal has submitted a 15-point memorandum to Labor Minister Deepak Bohora urging to increase the salary of workers by 100 per cent.

The federation has drawn the attention of the Minister saying that the government only increased the salary of the government employees by 25 per cent but workers and common people did have no program which could benefit them.

The memo reads to form high power Workers' Commission soon, to arrange the insurance of workers by the respective company and to implement the past agreement signed between trade union and Federation of Nepalese Chamber and Commerce Industries.

Similarly, the memo demands to provide appointment letters to workers, free treatment facility to them and their families, pension to injured and disabled workers and security to them among others.

Similarly, the union further demands to control black-marketing, corruption, and price hiking. The memo was submitted to the Minister reaching at the Ministry, Singh Durbar.

The union has warned of going in protest if their demands were not addressed by Mid-August. RSS


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