No policy for outsource, fourteen thousand employees to stage protest


    Blaming the State Congress Government for adopting pick and choose policy for regulating employees services in the State as many as 14,298 outsource employees today threatened to go on 72 hours long protest after failing to bring any concrete policy for them. The President of Outsource Employees Federation Mr. Dheeraj Chauhan told in a press conference today that they would cordon the State Secretariat from May 8 to 11 as no concrete policy was brought by the Government to regulate their services.


    Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh allured us after making false promise to bring a policy to regulate their services and regularized the employees under the scheme on the analogy of other recruitment schemes. We are deceived after making promises by the Government when it was about to complete its tenure justice have not been done with this categories. Terming the Government responsible for unrest among their cadre they said that failing to the met their demand extreme steps like self immolation could be there during the protest.


    Mr. Chauhan said that CM after the State budget had promised them to bring the policy to regulate their services but after lapsing of months there seems no progress on front forcing them to give call of protest today. In the first phase of agitation 72 hours long protest to be held outside the state Secretariat from May 8 to 11 if their demand did not considers they would threaten the state government to resort self immolation.


    We are being exploited by the middle men after being hired on the basis of outsource to the various companies are being paid very nominal remuneration. Many employees working in the state departments were being paid wages after gap of two months . EPF were being deducted from their wages by the firms which is against the statute of scheme. Mr. Chauhan claimed that number of outsource employees were third largest after contractual cadre as their number is about 14,298 in the State.

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    ML Verma is a Senior journalist, with more than a decade of experience of active reporting for electronic media, news agencies and fast paced online media.

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