- The strike will last from midnight today to midnight on Saturday
- The talks held in the presence of Transport Minister Antony Raju to avoid a strike had failed yesterday
- Those who participate in the strike and do not reach work will be paid
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KSRTC workers are on strike from midnight today to midnight on Saturday demanding pay hike. The talks held in the presence of Transport Minister Antony Raju to avoid a strike had failed yesterday.
The pro-government Employees Association and the BMS Employees Union have announced a 24-hour strike from midnight today. The INTUC-led TDF has announced a 48-hour strike.
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KSRTC services will come to a complete standstill as the ruling opposition trade unions go on strike. Ended in February 2016. Five years later, the pay revision has not taken place.
The Chief Minister’s promise to implement the pay reform in June has not materialized. The trade unions said they were moving to strike after talks with the transport minister failed.
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At the same time, the transport minister clarified that the demands of the employees have not been rejected. The government says the pay revision will cost the government an additional Rs 30 crore a month.