AIRF informs that in the meeting held with Railway Board, it has been accepted to increase Training Allowance to Faculties to 22.5% w.e.f. 01.04.2016.
AIRF requests Railway Board to make modification in Rule 913 (i)(a) regarding officiating allowance for Running Staff in Railways
As per AIRF General Secretary, there is serious resentment among the Central Government employees in general and the Railwaymen in particular on against retrograde recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission and non-settlement of their long pending genuine demands.
All India Railwaymen’s Federation has planned to conduct secret ballot on 11-12th, February 2016 to decide for indefinite strike from 06.00 hrs on 11th April 2016
All-India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) threatened to go ‘Indefinite Strike’ against the Seventh Pay Commission report. As per Secretary of this Railway Union, a secret ballot has been planned on February 11 and 12 to decide the date and future course of action (on strike)
Railway Board has sent Record Note of Discussions on anomalies in MACP held by Executive Directors with Federations. The discussion was held between Railway Board and the AIRF & NFIR federations on 12.10.2015.
At Jantar-Mantar, New Delhi, thousands of Central Government Employees, including the Railwaymen started peaceful sustained struggle, demanding redressal of long pending genuine demands of the Central Government employees
AIRF has made a representation to the Hon’ble Finance Minister regarding the important aspects to be considered in General Budget 2016-17 such as provision of Rs.35,000 crore for implementation of 7th Pay Commission Report in the Railways,, Exemption of Railwaymen from NPS etc.
All India Railwaymen’ Federation (AIRF) has requested Railway Board to pay the arrears in Bonus Payment for the financial year 2014-15. Lok Sabha has already approved the amendmend to Bonus Bill increasing the ceiling limit of wages from Rs. 3500/- to Rs. 7000/- with retrospective from 01.04.2014
AIRF informs that Railway Board has agreed to delete the clause “working on track” in case of LARSGESS appointments to the wards of Railway Employees. Staff of TRD, Track Machine Department, General Services and Bridge Staff will get the benefit of LARSGESS Scheme in hassle free manner.
Existing rates of T.A. to be multiplied by 2.25. Revised T.A. rates, so arrived at, should be taken into account for the purpose of computation of rates of Running Allowance.
All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) submitted a Memorandum to the Railway Board expressing concern over Major retrograde recommendations of the VII CPC and requests that its concerns are to be settled before implementation.
AIRF has requested Railway Board to make amendment to the provision relating to Staff Benefit Fund, duly removing the ceiling of Grade Pay Rs.4200. Under this scheme of Scholarship for Higher Technical/Professional Education, @ Rs.1500 p.m. is applicable for the wards of railway staff in grade pay of above Rs.2400 and up to GP Rs.4200.
All India Railwaymen’s Federation decided to organise massive demonstration against 7th CPC. AIRF is opposing the issues such as Minimum Wage and Maximum Wage Ratio, Reduction of HRA, and 7th CPC’s recommendations for stopping Interest-free advances etc.
All India Railway Federation has made a request to the Executive Director (Industrial Relations) for absorption of Quasi Administrative Staff as per the report HLRRC in line with the discussions