JKUSTA castigates anti-employee policies, submits memorandum to CEO

Jammu and Kashmir United Schools Teachers Association (JKUSTA) held a meeting and later met with Chief Education Officer for submitting charter of demands.
A large number of association members along participated in the meeting and castigated education department and state government responsible for their hardships. The teachers also raised slogans in support of their long pending demands.
The members of the forum expressed great resentment against government, for not giving hearing to the hardships of the teaching community. The members also criticized central and State governments for not implementing the education schemes properly.
Criticizing Transfer Policy-2016, teachers said that it is against the teaching community. Recalling previous ‘Transfer Fair’ held at Government Higher Secondary School (Girls), mere eyewash appealed CEO to organise coming ‘Transfer Fair’ according to norms. The members also demanded release of salary of teachers working under Centrally Sponsored Schemes like SSA and RMSA, and raising other issues.
Teachers strongly opposed the amendment in the labour laws by central government, which are detrimental to workers interests and demanded at least Rupees 15,000 per month as minimum wages for contractual and un-regularized R-e-T teachers.

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