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Trade unions condemn order prohibiting govt staff to go on strike

Following the DoPT order, the Department of animal husbandry and dairying had issued an order cautioning its employees of participating in the protests

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Shiva Rajora New Delhi
Trade unions have condemned the latest central government order cautioning the government employees of ‘consequences’ if found participating in any form of strike, including protests, sit down etc. 

Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) said in a statement that the order attempts to ban the government employees of their democratic rights for collective assertion/expression by threatening them against participating in any form of protests pressing for their legitimate entitlements and demands relating, granted by the Indian Constitution. 

“The organised protests and agitation for restoring the Old Pension Scheme (OPS), particularly by the government employees is becoming louder and widespread [and] is gradually

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First Published: Mar 23 2023 | 10:49 PM IST

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