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Posted under News on 26 May,17 11:28p.m.
The labour ministry has proposed to reduce the contribution to the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) from 12% to 10%. Currently, the employers contribute 12% of the basic salary towards the employee's Provident Fund savings with an equal contribution by the employee. The proposal, which will be opposed by trade unions, will come up for approval in the meeting of the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) on ....
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Posted under News on 25 May,17 7:08p.m.
The mass dharna organized in front of Union Finance Minister’s office at North Block, New Delhi was a thundering success. Inspite of repeated intervention of the police authorities and also denial of police permission in the last minute, employees and pensioners poured in thousands from all parts of the country and defeated the attempt of the authorities to prevent the Confederation from conductin....
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Posted under News on 25 May,17 2:13p.m.
The Narendra Modi government is likely to take a final decision by June 1 on higher allowances for 4.7 million central government employees.The assurance was given by the Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha after a meeting with the National Joint Council of Action (NJCA), which is a centralised union of several central government employees unions.The secretary of the NJCA, Shiv Gopal Mishra met with Sinha....
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Posted under News on 22 May,17 1:07p.m.
The retirement age of Central Group A officers may be raised from 60 to 62 years to help put their acumen to an extended use.“The government is seriously thinking of enhancing the retirement age of the Central Group A officers to 62. The kind of acumen they achieve by the time they reach the age of 60 should be put to use for another two years. The government would seriously work on the feasibilit....
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Posted under News on 22 May,17 1p.m.
The Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS) is expected to meet this week and place the recommendations made by Lavasa Committee on Allowances this week in front of the Cabinet. It is expected to be taken up by the cabinet on Wednesday. After receiving the Committee on Allowances report from Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa, the report was examined by the Department of Expenditure and after its, ....
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Posted under News on 18 May,17 10:36p.m.
Central government employees will have to wait one more week before any update on the revised allowance structure as recommended by the 7th Central Pay Commission. The Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS) is expected to convene next week to ponder on the recommendations before being presented before the Union Cabinet for their nod.Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha will preside over the E-CoS meet, ....
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Posted under News on 17 May,17 10:08p.m.
The National Joint Council of Action (NJCA), leading the negotiation over pending 7th Pay Commission allowances, has demanded the government to hike the allowances by May 31. The consolidated body of employee union could launch a protest if the government fails to implement the allowance hike by end of the month, said NJCA convenor Shiv Gopal Mishra.“Central government employees are anguished. How....
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Posted under News on 16 May,17 1:30p.m.
The representatives of the central government employees are expected to meet the Finance Ministry officials to seek update on higher allowances under the 7th Pay Commission. At the meeting, the union leaders are likely to raise the issue of house rent allowance (HRA) and arrears on higher allowances under the 7th Pay Commission. It is believed some major announcement would be made on basic pay, HR....
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