Employees press Balochistan govt for better working conditions

Published March 8, 2022
QUETTA: Members of the Balochistan Employees and Workers Grand Alliance hold a demonstration on Monday.—PPI
QUETTA: Members of the Balochistan Employees and Workers Grand Alliance hold a demonstration on Monday.—PPI

QUETTA: The Balochistan Employees and Workers Grand Alliance, a conglomerate of different associations in the province, staged a protest demonstration outside the Quetta Press Club on Monday for the acceptance of its demands.

They called upon the authorities to merge Balochistan Secretariat Services (BSS) and Balochistan Civil Service (BCS/EB) cadres into Provincial Management Services (PMS) cadre, fix 50 per cent promotion quota for grade four employees possessing prescribed educational qualification and sanction 25 per cent Disparity Allowance for grade 1 to 20 employees of the province.

They also urged authorities to withdraw the notification whereby teachers of education department had been deprived of Time Scale Promotion, They also dema­nded upgradation posts of different categories, restoration of quota of deceased employees, enabling sons of deceased employees to seek employment in different provincial departments and subordinate offices, bringing house rent allowance of the employees of the province serving in other districts of the province on a par with the house rent allowance of employees of Quetta city, lifting the ban imposed on trade unions, granting risk allowance for employees of health department and issuing health cards to provincial cadre employees.

Published in Dawn, March 8th, 2022

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