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Ch. Chandrasekhara Reddy, president of the RTC Employees' Union, addressing a press conference in Rajahmundry on Tuesday.
RAJAHMUNDRY: Ch. Chandrasekhara Reddy, State president of RTC Employees' Union, has strongly criticised the attitude of the recognised union -- NMU -- due to which the number of hired buses in RTC is increasing.
Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Mr. Reddy underlined the need for joint fight from all trade unions against hired buses in RTC. He said the Employees Union was still abide by the promises it made during the recognised union elections. He demanded that the RTC management abolish the contract system of recruitment, take up regular labour into RTC, cancel outsourcing of buses for hire, hike SRBS pension to Rs.5,000 and made appointments on compensation grounds in case of death of any worker.
N. Somaraju and S. Appa Rao accused the NMU leaders at depot level of not attending the duties regularly, but getting the salaries on time due to which other employees were suffering and work pressure was leading to accidents. Meesala Satyanarayana, president of Rajahmundry Employees' Union, said that the AITUC was ready to support the cause of RTC workers. Vizianagaram zonal leaders P. Damodara Rao, K. Satyanarayana, regional leaders Sudha Ganapati, P. George Babu and others were present.
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