Monday, April 6, 2015


Minimum Wage of Rs.26000- and 
Open Ended Pay Scales

During 2 days deliberations on 23rd & 24th March, 2015, the JCM (Staff Side) delegation have pleaded before the 7th Central Pay Commission to recommend minimum wage of Rs. 26,000/- per month on the basis of 15th ILC Norms/ Aykroyd Formula. Some of the important submissions made before the Pay Commission are listed below:

. Wage ratio between the lowest and highest should be 1:8.

. Revised pay scales and allowances should be given effect from 01/01/2014.

. 3.7 multiplication factor should be applied to arrive at the revised pay. Special Pay concept should be restored back.

. HRA should be revised to 60%, 40% and 20% of pay for ‘X’ ‘Y’ and ‘Z’ class localities/ cities respectively.

. Children Education Allowance should be revised and extended to cover higher studies 

. Increment rate should be 5% of pay.

. Five promotions during service.

. House Building Amount should be increased and interest rate should be reduced.

. 6th CPC Anomalies may be got addressed through a special mechanism.

. Flexi timings for women employees besides additional leave facilities etc.,


. Pay Commission was urged to recommend panty in Pension.

. Minimum Pension should be fixed at 67% of last pay drawn.

. Gratuity amount should be upwardly revised.

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