ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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ORISSA-Government Employees Divided

Government Employees Divided A S TRADITIONAL trade unionism was caught in a major dilemma over the 02-day strike by the Orissa .secretariat employees, which finally ended on July 15, The employees sought special pay- scales for the secretariat staff; they wanted" that those working in the departmental directorates and in the districts and Mocks should have lower pay-scales, This demand divided the 2.5 lakh state, government employees, almost all opposing openly the move by the 6.000 secretariat staff. They based their opposition on the 'equal pay for equal work' principle.

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