New Delhi, August 21: In a bid to press for their long-pending demands over pension related issues, the United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and employees has announced that its members will observe two days mass casual leave on September 4 and 5. Also Read - RS Passes Banking Amendment Bill 2020, Co-op Banks to Function Under RBI's Supervision Now | Key Points
Issuing a press release, the United Forum said,”To express deep resentment at the attitude of the officials of the Government of India, RBI staff members have waited too long and the limit of patience is crossing and are left with no alternative but to observe two consecutive days strike action ( Mass casual leave on September 4 and 5, 2018).” Also Read - RBI Issues Norms For Banks to Appoint Chief Compliance Officers
The United Forum alleged that they have been raising the matter for the last one decade but no desired action has been taken in this regard. Also Read - Last Date to Submit Life Certificates by Pensioners Now December 31
On August 27, the forum will submit a memorandum to the respective regional directors of all Reserve Bank of India (RBI) centres which includes the demands of updation of pension, re-opening of option for the pension for contributory provident fund retainers and allow CPF/additional provident fund for those recruited from 2012, among other demands.
Speaking to ANI, RBWU chief secretary G Jagdish said, “In the past, during demonstrations, we were assured that soon our problems will be solved but of no avail. We want our share of money back.”
(With inputs from agencies)