Another Blow to Central Government Employees – NDA Govt to Reject Arbitration Awards
On 15.02.2018, Finance Minister, Sri Arun Jaitley has moved following resolutions in the Parliament to reject the two ARBITRATION AWARDS which are in favour of Central Govt Employees.
(1) Grant of HRA for the period from 01.01.1996 to 31.07.1997 based on revised pay.
(2) Revision of rates of Transport Allowance.
|Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II|
|No. 57541||Thursday, February 15, 2018||Legislative Section|
|Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs has given notices of the following Resolutions which have been admitted:
“That this House approves the proposal of the Government to reject the Award given on 24thNovember, 2005 by the Board of Arbitration (BoA) in C.A. Reference Case No.3 of 2004, regarding revision of rates of Transport Allowance to the Central Government employees in terms of Para 21 of the scheme for Joint Consultative Machinery and Compulsory Arbitration, as the implementation of the BoA Award from the date of Award viz.24.11.2005 to 31.08.2008 which involves an expenditure of Rs.1232 crores, will lead to diversion of scarce resources from development expenditure to non-productive expenditure and will, thus, adversely affect the National Economy.”
|Desh Deepak Verma