Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, October 3
A cleanliness drive was today launched at the city bus stand and Punjab Roadways depots by the roadways officials. Workers under the banner of SC/BC Workers Union, Punjab Roadways and Contractual Workers Union cleaned the premises of the bus stand.
They also congratulated Amrinder Singh Raja Warring for becoming the Transport Minister.
They demanded that workers who work on outsourcing and contract basis in Punjab Roadways should be permanently inducted in the roadways. The other demands included implementation of equal pay for equal work as per the orders of the Supreme Court, the decision of Punjab and Haryana High Court on amendment on time table as per the shifts should be implemented immediately, debt-free buses with staff should be included in Punjab Roadways and new buses should be introduced in Punjab Roadways.
The employees also sought implementation of the old pension scheme on new employees from the year 2004, the property of Punjab Roadways which has been renamed as Punbus should be renamed as Punjab Roadways, end to the corruption in Punjab Roadways and stop illegal buses in the state without permits.