Rawalpindi, Lahore (June 2, 2012 / Daily Express) – All labour leaders and workers belonging to different departments has criticized the pay raise announcement in budget 2012-13.
Govt employees scoff at 20pc salary hike
Reacting on the federal budget, the government employees on Friday have shown their disappointment over the 20 per cent raise in salaries.
Punjab Civil Secretariat Employees Association President Malik Ejaz Ahmed, General Secretary Azim Ahmed Bari and Employees Coordination Council Information Secretary Pervaiz Akhtar Awan said the 20 per cent raise in the government employees’ salaries was not proportionate to the inflation.
They said the government should have raised the employees’ salaries in accordance with the skyrocketing prices of electricity, petroleum products and edible items.
They said their pay scales, medical, conveyance allowance or house rent were neither revised nor raised. They said before the budget, the government had made promises with the employees’ representatives that their demands would be met in the budget, but it ignored all demands. They urged the federal government to increase the government servants’ salaries in accordance with the price hike.
Following is the List of labour leaders / unionists:
Civil Secretariat Employees Association office bearers Malik Ejaz Ahmad, Azeem Ahmad Bari, Dr. Naseem ul Ghani and Mehmood Butt.
Employees Coordination Council Secretary Information Dr. Pervaiz Akhtar Awan.
All Pakistan Clerks Association (APCA) central president Nazar Hussain Korai, Punajab president Haji Irshad Ahmad.
Different Labour Associations of Pakistan Railways. Railway Guards Association president Riaz Aasi. Rail Mazdoor Ittehad president Inayat Gujjar,.
Punjab professors and Lecturers Association (PPLA)
Punjab teachers Union
Punjab SES teachers Association
(Emergency meetings today (2-6-2012) for future Line of Action)