7th Pay Commission News – Strike Notice by Defence Workers

7th Pay Commission News – Serving of Strike notice by Unions affiliated to INDWF on behalf of all Defence Workers – Indefinite Strike starts from 11th July 2016

In line with Indefinite Strike proposed by NJCA from 11th July 2016 relating to 7th Pay Commission Issues, INDWF, one of the largest Defence workers Federations, has announced its decision to proceed with Strike of all Defence Workers from 11.07.2016.

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INDWF/M of D/Strike/2016

Date : 05.06.2016


The Secretary to Government of India

Ministry of Defence

South Block

New Delhi 110 011.

Sub : Serving of Strike notice by Unions affiliated to INDWF to Head of Establishments/Units in all Directorates under Ministry of Defence – reg.


The constituent Federation/Associations of National Council (JCM) have jointly submitted 11 point Charter of Demands to the Cabinet Secretary during July 2015 demanding him to settle the 11 point Charter of Demands (Enclosed as Annexure ‘A’).

Further, after submission of 7th CPC recommendations to the Finance Minister on 19.11.2015, on behalf of National Joint Council of Action (NJCA) submitted a memorandum to Cabinet Secretary vide letter No.NJC/2015/7th CPC are retrograde and the Central Government employees are very much agitated due to meagre increase of 14% wages.

The Charter of Demands on the recommendations of the 7th CPC, we demanded that the Government of India to settle the demands by holding a bilateral negotiations within February 2016.  It has been also intimated that if the desired settlement through bilateral discussions is not brought about by the first week of February 2016, NJCA will be constrained to go indefinite strike in the First week o March 2016.

Since, there was no settlement reached through bilateral negotiations, INDWF being one of the constituent of NJCA, it was jointly decided to go for an indefinite strike w.e.f.11.04.2016 and accordingly we have decided and directed all the affiliated union in Defence to conduct Strike Ballot on 12.02.2016 and serve the Strike notice on 11.03.2015.

After meeting the High Power Committee under the Chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary, Government of India, on 01.03.2016, as mentioned by him to the National Joint Counci9l of Action representative to give some more time to consider the demands, we have decided to defer serving of Strike notice to 09.06.2016 and to go on Indefinite Strike w.e.f. 11.07.2016.  Since there was no progress/development by holding a meeting to discuss the charter of Demands the constituent organisations of Central Government employees met on 03.06.2016 at Delhi and decided to serve Strike Notice on 09.06.2016 and to go on Indefinite Strike w.e.f.11.07.2016 0600 Hrs in order to achieve the demands both common as well as the demands pertaining to Defence Civilian Employees.

We are hereby informing the Government of India, Ministry of Defence all the affiliated unions of INDWF after serving the notices to their respective head of the establishments in all the Directorates under M of D, will proceed to Indefinite Strike w.e.f.11.07.2016 demanding the Government of India to settle the demands.

The Charter of demands are enclosed.

Yours Sincerely


General Secretary

Source : INDWF