Calling Off Strike by Employees of Unit Run Canteens

Striking employees of Unit Run Canteens (URCs) have called off their strike and have resumed their duties w.e.f. 3.4.2013. The Service Headquarters have agreed that a 15% raise will be given on the existing basic emoluments, no victimisation will be done against any employee on grounds of going on strike and a committee will be constituted to examine the issue of intra-services and inter-services disparities in the emoluments of permanent employees, applicability of minimum wages, financial capability of URCs and other allied issue. 

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply toShri Avtar Singh Karimpuri in Rajya Sabha