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Friday, June 21, 2024

Train Strike Looms Tomorrow

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The Locomotive Operating Engineers Union has announced plans to initiate a train strike at midnight tomorrow.

This decision comes amidst ongoing delays in the second-class promotions of locomotive drivers, persistent recruitment delays due to a lack of a salary code and various other concerns.

According to the union secretary, despite multiple notifications to the Railways General Manager (GMR), the issues remain unresolved. Consequently, in the absence of a favourable response, the union has opted to commence trade union action from midnight tomorrow.

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