THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Joint trade union of KSRTC has decided to stand firm on the decision to participate on the indefinite strike to be started on January 16th even after obtaining 6% DA. DA was distributed in the corporation after two years. Rs. 2.6 Cr was spent for this. A protest will be staged in every depots on January 15 & 15 prior to the strike.
The indefinite strike was called on 2018 October 2nd. However, the trade union leaders had withdrawn from the protest after settlement talks with ministers T P Ramakrishnan and A K Saseendran.
The KSRTC union leaders have submitted a strike notice to KSRTC. To support the unions in the strike decision, the joint council leaders have also requested the employees not to take any extra duties other than the duties allotted to them.