Trade Union leaders reiterate adopting work from home

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, May 3: Various trade union leaders including president J&K Coordination Committee of Trade Unions (CCTU), Public Sector Employees Forum, Pensioners and Senior Citizens Forum have reiterated their demand of reducing 50 percent attendance of employees in Government and public sector offices by starting the online working system as is prevalent in private sector offices all over the country and abroad.
In their separate statements CCTU president, Mohamed Maqbool its general secretary, Gurmeet Singh, Public Sector Employees spokesman, Suresh Sharma, Pensioners president, Mir Ghulam Rasool said that with the increasing deaths and alarming rise in COVID cases the Government should immediately issue orders for work from home and reduction of employees strength in offices by 50 percent.
They said any delay in this regard will put the life of employees to grave risk and the Government will be responsible for that. They said that when private sector employees can work form home why not the Government employees and in view of transport strike and lockdown the employees are even facing the transportation problems and this way the Government is putting their lives tom grave risk.