Punjab 108 ambulance workers affiliation maintain protest
Ludhiana, January 12
108 Ambulance Staff Affiliation, Punjab, have gone on a strike within the state.
Protesting in opposition to their non-acceptance of calls for, 108 union have taken this step. Ambulances from the whole state have been stationed at Ladhowal Toll Plaza. They’re protesting in opposition to their lengthy pending calls for.
President of 108 Ambulance Staff Union, Manpreet Nijjer stated that 108 ambulance service was began within the 12 months 2011 and since 2013, they haven’t acquired any annual increment. Each firm, division provides 10 per cent annual increment they’re engaged on merger salaries.
“We’ve got been working for 12 hours at a stretch. If any worker tries to boost his voice in opposition to this injustice then he’s both thrown out of the job or transferred. No assistance is offered to the household, in case any worker dies in the course of the accident. Hie insurance coverage is offered. Throughout Covid, we did our duties with none hitch and lots of workers examined optimistic as effectively however no particular allowance or appreciation was given to us,” stated Nijjer.
“We’ve got not been given any informal or privilege go away and now weekly offs are additionally being cancelled,” stated Nijjer.
The primary calls for of the workers is to eradicate the contract system and embody them below common workers, salaries to be elevated to Rs 30-35,000 on Haryana authorities sample, workers who’ve been expelled needs to be referred to as again, 10 per cent annual increment, unintentional insurance coverage of workers and job on compassionate foundation.
“We’ve got gone on indefinite strike, until our calls for are met. Authorities shall be accountable of the results of as we speak’s strike. We’ve got stationed our ambulances on the aspect of the street as a result of we don’t need anyone to face inconvenience however authorities shall be chargeable for the issues confronted by the sufferers’ as we speak,” stated he.