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MEEU threatens stirs for demanding pay hike for muster role and work charge employees

Manipur Electricity Employees’ Union (MEEU) has threatened to launch serious form of agitation if the state government fails to increase the pay and allowances of the Muster Role and Work Charge Employees of the department by December 31.
Speaking to media persons at Keishampat, Y. Ranapratap, working president of the MEEU, said that the present pay and benefits provided to the muster role and work charge employees of the department is not suited with the present day.
“They are not getting any allowance, medical or promotion benefit”, he said.

And added the salary skilled employees is Rs 3078, for semi skill the pay is Rs 3899 and for those unskilled the pay is Rs 3663 which is against the directives of the State Labour Department. According to the directives of the State Labour department the salary should be not less than Rs. 8190, 7440 and 6780 for skilled, semi-skilled and non skilled labourers respectively.
He said the union had submitted many memorandums to the state government , the last on December 7.

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