550Cr. financial matters pending : HRTC employees stage gate meeting 

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Shimla Sep 10
HRTC employees held a gate meeting under the banner of JCC. This was regarding their demands for non-payment of their dues including Dearness allowance, night overtime medical reimbursements, dues of pensioners, interim Relief allowance and other pay arrears since 2016. About 550 crore worth of pending financial matters, allege employee leaders.
Report coming in from Shimla, Solan, and Sirmaur district employees and workers of HRTC
jointly under banner of JCC, raised slogans against management and the government during a one and half hours long gate meeting from 1300 hrs to 1500 hrs, today.
Talking to the media, the employees leader Rainder Thakur said that state Government and HRTC management had agreed in the JCC meeting held in 2016 to release all the pending dues in time however since then about 550 crore financial matters of the employees are pending.
He said that employees had submitted memorandum to the Managing Director of HRTC on August 5, to release their pending dues but even after a lapse of more than a month, the management has failed to provide any relief or given call of talks to resolve the issue.
He said that now JCC has decided to hold gate meetings across the state in HRTC units with effect from September 9 to September 13 in which employees would press their demands.
Pressure will be exerted on the management and government to fulfill the demands. And, if the management and the government do not take a decision soon, then they would start demonstrations with effect from September14, and sit-on Dharna at HRTC Headquarters Shimla, he warned.

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