7th CPC Minimum Pay fitment factor hike become a reality in December. The National Anomaly Committee (NAC) is going to present a report on the hike in minimum pay and fitment factor in December 2017. NAC is expected to meet Sri Arun Jaitley Hon’ble Union Finance Minister to discuss the same. If the report is approved, the hike in minimum pay will rise to Rs.21,000/- and Fitment factor to 3x. The recommendations will implement from April 2018.
At present, NAC is preparing its report on pay hike for 48 Lakh Central Government employees. The National Anomaly Committee (NAC) will present its report by 15th December 2017.
In June, the Union Cabinet has approved many recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission like minimum pay from Rs.7,000/- to Rs.18,000/- and fitment factor 2.57 times.
After implementation of 7th CPC recommendations, many of the employees expressed their dissatisfaction over the recommendations of Seventh CPC. All the central employees demanded to raise the minimum pay to Rs.26,000/- and fitment factor to 3.68 times
10 Central Trade Unions had called a three-day strike over the delay in the decision on hike in Minimum Pay and Fitment Factor this month. They show their dissatisfaction in front of the Indian Parliament.
Which trade unions are going to participate in the strike:
- All India United Trade Union Centre (AICCTU)
- All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC)
- Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU)
- Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS)
- Trade Union Coordination Centre (TUCC)
- Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
- Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
- United Trade Union Congress (UTUC)
- All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU)
- Labour Progressive Federation (LPF).
Because of the rise in inflation, the Union Cabinet is keen on accepting the NAC recommendation. However, 7th CPC minimum pay fitment factor hike going to implement from next financial year only. Employees will get no arrears.
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