The Meghalaya EMRI Workers Union today decided to call off their indefinite strike

Shillong, July 22: The Meghalaya EMRI Workers Union (MEWU) after meeting the Health Minister Me AL Hek and the management of the GVK Company who is looking after the EMRI services in Meghalaya they have decided to call of their strike in view of the decision of the State Government to constitute a committee to look into their various demands, inform Mr Rishot Kharraswai president of the Union.

Talking to reporters, Meghalaya EMRI Workers Union, president Rishot Kharraswai said that the Government has constituted a Special committee which will be headed by Health and Family Welfare secretary, Pravin Bakshi which will comprise of members from the various Government departments and it will also four representatives from the union.

With the assurance made by the Meghalaya Health Minister the Union has decided to call off the strike and they will resume their duty from tomorrow. The strike began all over Meghalaya on July 19, in protest against the alleged adamant attitude of the management of GVK EMRI to address various demands raised by the staff.

The President of the Union also inform that the government has assured the Union that all the twelve employees who were transfer, there transfer order should cancel and all the employees who were suspended from services  should be revoked.

The union is demanding 20 per cent increment of salary, sanctioning of manpower, and local-to-local transfer of staff. The union strongly opposed any move to terminate the services of as many as 12 field staff members who refused to comply with the transfer orders issued by the management.

 

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