Isaac had a dialogue with Kerala Gazetted Officers Affiliation (KGOA) on rectifying anomalies within the pay revision of school lecturers. At this assembly the minister is learnt to have given assurance that the arrears from Jan 1, 2020 will likely be paid for the lecturers.
Nonetheless, KGMCTA rejected this proposal. “The affiliation was not invited for dialogue and therefore we aren’t positive about what was the settlement they made. We’re not prepared to simply accept any proposal aside from offering the arrears from Jan 1, 2016,” mentioned Dr S Binoy, state president of KGMCTA. For the reason that dialogue was held with out our participation, we can’t settle for a proposal which the minister and KGOA representatives have agreed upon. We are going to go forward with our strike plan; three-hour OP responsibility and educating periods will likely be boycotted on Jan 29 from 8am as a mark of protest, mentioned Dr Binoy.
KGMCTA known as a strike as the federal government hadn’t given assurance on offering arrears whereas implementing pay revision. The pay revision, which was due in 2016, was completed solely in 2020; the federal government had assured that it’s going to have a retrospective impact from Jan 1, 2016. However, it has not given any dedication on arrears, it was mentioned.