Minimum Wage for 7th Pay Commission Rs.26000- and Open Ended Pay Scales : NCJCM
NFIR in its website posted the feedback of the Meeting of JCM delegation with 7th Pay Commission. The demands placed by JCM Delegation before 7th pay commission are Minimum wage Rs.26000/-, Increment 5% per Annum, minimum 5 Promotions and implementation 7th pay commission from 1.1.2014. The copy of the Report published in NFIR is given below
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Minimum Wage of Rs.26000- and Open Ended Pay Scales
JCM DELEGATION PROPOSED BEFORE THE 7th CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION
During 2 days deliberations on 23rd & 24th March, 2015, the JCM (Staff Side) delegation have pleaded before the 7th Central Pay Commission to recommend minimum wage of Rs. 26,000/- per month on the basis of 15th ILC Norms/ Aykroyd Formula. Some of the important submissions made before the Pay Commission are listed below:
. Wage ratio between the lowest and highest should be 1:8.
. Revised pay scales and allowances should be given effect from 01/01/2014.
. 3.7 multiplication factor should be applied to arrive at the revised pay. Special Pay concept should be restored back.
. HRA should be revised to 60%, 40% and 20% of pay for ‘X’ ‘Y’ and ‘Z’ class localities/ cities respectively.
. Children Education Allowance should be revised and extended to cover higher studies
. Increment rate should be 5% of pay.
. Five promotions during service.
. Special Duty Allowance for North Eastern Region be revised to 37-1/2%.
. House Building Amount should be increased and interest rate should be reduced.
. 6ti CPC Anomalies may be got addressed through a special mechanism.
. Flexi timings for women employees besides additional leave facilities etc.,
. Pay Commission was urged to recommend panty in Pension.
. Minimum Pension should be fixed at 67% of last pay drawn.
. Gratuity amount should be upwardly revised.
All the issues contained in the JCM memorandum were explained to the Commission with cogent logic, merits and Precedents. S/Shri M. Raghavaiah, Leader JCM (Staff Side), Guman Singh. NFIR President, R.P. Bhatnagar, Working President and B.C. Sharma, Joint General Secretary have participated in the deliberations.
Dated : 28/03/2015
Forwarded to Affiliates & Media Centre/NFIR. .
(Dr M. Raghavaiah)