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Coal India and unions settle salary hike issue


The stale mate between Coal India management and unions over the issue of salary hike has come to an end as both have reached an understand­ing. “We have reached an understand­ing with the Coal India management for 20 per cent minimum guaranteed benefit,” DD Ramanandan, general-secretary of Citu affiliated All India Coal Workers Federation, said. Cituis Centre of Indian Trade Unions. The central trade union sat the coal public sector unit had been demanding 25 percent increase on gross wages as on June30,2016, plus four percent as perks. Ramanandan said the unions have settled for 20 percent minimum guaranteed benefit as the management was earlier not contributi­ng to the medical scheme, but now has agreed to provide ~18,000 perperson.

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