JAMMU, June 8: The two main factions of employees bodies/ unions in the Estates department today decided to get united and constituted All J&K Estates Employees Coordination Committee.
Announcing this in a joint press conference, leaders of both the unions, Prem Singh Bawa and Yash Paul Sharma, said that sinking all the differences, both the unions in the interest of employees have decided to work collectively and in effective manner to fight for the cause of the employees. Both the leaders declared that formation of 20-member Coordination Committee will end factionalism in the Estates department.
They also extended gratitude to the employees for forging unity among two unions and assured them that now onwards, they will work collectively for the cause of the employees. They said reorganization of the department is the top most demand of the employees besides regularization of daily wagers, Safai Karamcharis and contractual and adhoc workers. They also demanded conduct of DPC, two and half days salary for the Estates staff and the time bound promotions. They strongly demanded that office of Deputy Director Estates be shifted from Manda Hills to some other suitable location in the city.