Public sector bank employees threaten to go on strike on June 27
Employees of public sector banks on Wednesday threatened to go on strike on June 27 to press for pension-related issues and their demand for five days’ work.
An umbrella body of nine bank unions including United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC), All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and National Organization of Bank Workers (NOBW) decided to go ahead. strike.
AIBEA general secretary CH Venkatachalam said after the UFBU meeting that their demands include updating and revision of pension for all pensioners and abolition of National Pension Scheme and restoration of old pension scheme for all bank employees.
AIBOC general secretary Soumya Dutta said that if the government and the management of banks are insensitive to the demands of the unions, then around 7 lakh employees across the country will join the strike.
Banking operations may get affected once the strike is over.