RRB personnel to participate in general strike

Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2006, 22:05 [IST]
 

Hyderabad, Dec 12 (UNI) The Officers and employees working in five Regional Rural Banks (RRB) in Andhra Pradesh will participate in the general strike on December 14.

Above 5,500 officers and employees working in 1,200 branches in head offices and regional offices in the state will join the strike, AP RRB Employees Associaton General Secretary S Venkateswara Reddy said here today.

He said the employees and officers of AP Grameena Vikas Bank , AP Grameena Bank, Deccan Grameena Bank, Sapthagiri Grameena Bank and Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank will participate in the strike.

He said the sponsoring committee of Central Trade Unions (CTUs) had given the call for general strike against the anti-employee policies of the Centre.

The RRB staff were protesting against privatisation of banks, privatisation of pension funds, reduction of staff, outsourcing, reduction of PF interest and others, he added.

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