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Thursday, 8 December 2016

CAT PARITY UPDATE



OUR CAT PARITY CASE WILL COME UP FOR HEARING  ON 13-12-2016 IN COURT-1   AT CAT ERNAKULAM.  LET US PRAY FOR  EARLY  FAVOURABLE DISPOSAL OF  THE CASE ON THE WAKE OF THE SUPREME COURT RECENT JUDGEMENT ON "EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK"

Thursday, 27 October 2016

CAT case update



 Our next hearing is fixed on 5-12-2016.  So far no reply is given by the DOPT.   I requested our advocate to try for early hearing during November.

Secretary General

Friday, 7 October 2016

GPF interest rate reduced to 8% from October to December 2016

it was announced by Dept of Economic affairs, Ministry of Finance vide its resolution dated 03.10.2016  that during the year 2016-2017, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the General Provident Fund and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 8.0% (Eight per cent) w.e.f. 1st October, 2016 to 31st December, 2016. This rate will be in force w.e.f. 1st October, 2016."

Fixation of pay and grant of increment in the revised pay structure - clarifications
Click here to view Dept of Expenditure Ministry of Finance OM dated 29.09.2016 on the above subject matter.

Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes

Click here to view the Interest rates of the Small Savings Schemes effective  for the period from 1-10-2016 to 31-12-2016.

Govt is actively considering central D.A. increase from 01.07.2016
Sources close to Finance Ministry told that the initial installment of DA to central government employees on the revised pay structure w.e.f 1.7.2016 is under consideration.

There is a confusion about percentage of D.A. payable from 1st July 2016 to Central Govt. employee and pensioners. There may be a hike of 2 to 3 percentage point, which is to be announced very soon, probably in this week.
Meanwhile Govt asked the Pay Research Unit to calculate exact financial implication for every percentage of D.A. increase, which is a routine matter.

Sunday, 2 October 2016

CAT Parity update


Our Parity case will come up for hearing on 6th October 2016 before the CAT, Ernakulam  Bench

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Setting up of 7th CPC Anomaly Committee – Dopt orders on 16.8.2016


Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the Anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations.

No.11/2/2016-JCA
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
JCA Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 16th August, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the Anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations.

The undersigned is directed to say that it has been decided that Anomaly Committees should be set up, consisting of representatives of the Officials Side and the Staff Side to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations, subject to the following conditions, namely:

(1) Definition of Anomaly

Anomaly will include the following cases:

(a) where the Official Side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that any recommendation is in contravention of the principle or the policy enunciated by the Seventh Central Pay Commission itself without the Commission assigning any reason; and

(b) where the maximum of the Level in the Pay Matrix corresponding to the applicable Grade Pay in the Pay Band under the pre-revised structure, as notified vide CCS (RP) Rules 2016, is less than the amount an employee is entitled to be fixed at, as per the formula for fixation of pay contained in the said Rules”.

(2) Composition: 

There will be two levels of Anomaly Committees, National and Departmental, consisting of representatives of the Official Side and the Staff Side of the National Council and the Departmental Council respectively.

(3) The Departmental Anomaly Committee may be chaired by the Additional Secretary (Admn.) or the Joint Secretary (Admn.), if there is no post of Additional Secretary (Admn.). Financial Adviser of the Ministry / Department shall be one of the Member of the Departmental Anomaly Committee.

(4) The National Anomaly Committee will deal with anomalies common to two or more Departments and in respect of common categories of employees. The Departmental Anomaly Committee will deal with anomalies pertaining exclusively to the Department concerned and having no repercussions on the employees of another Ministry / Department in the opinion of the Financial Adviser.

(5) The Anomaly Committee shall receive anomalies through Secretary, Staff Side of respective Council upto six months from the date of its constitution and it will finally dispose of all the anomalies within a period of one year from the date of its constitution. Any recommendations of the Anomaly Committee to resolve the anomaly shall be subject to the approval of the Government.

(6) Cases where there is a dispute about the definition of “anomaly” and those where there is a disagreement between the Staff Side and the Official Side on the anomaly will be referred to and “Arbitrator” to be appointed out of a panel of names proposed by the two sides. However, this arbitration will not be a part of the JCM Scheme.

(7) The Arbitrator so appointed shall consider the disputed cases arising in the Anomaly Committees at the National as well as Department level.

(8) Orders regarding appointment of the Arbitrator and constitution of Anomaly Committee at National Level will be issued separately. All Ministries / Departments are accordingly requested to take urgent action to set up the Anomaly Committees for settlement of anomalies arising out of implementation of the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations, as stipulated above.

(G. Srinivasan)
Deputy Secretary (JCA)


Monday, 8 August 2016

CAT case update


Dear members,


                              Our  CSS Parity case heard today and the DOPT demanded one more month's time for submitting reply statement.  The next hearing date will be published  on getting the date

SG

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

7th CPC

Monday, July 11, 2016

7th Pay Commission Notification soon – President of NJCA the joint body negotiated with Govt on 7th Pay Commission matters and General Secretary of AIRF (Railways) reports

After NJCA / Staff Side Associations decided to postpone the indefinite Strike from 11th July 2016 on the basis of Governments assurance that high level Committee would be formed to study the possibility of increasing the Minimum Wage and Fitment Formula recommended by 7th Pay Commission, it was widely expected that issue of notification for implementation of 7th Pay Commission may take some more time. It was reported earlier that there is an even chance for issue of 7th CPC Notification by Govt on the basis of decision of Cabinet pending submission of reports by Allowances Committee and minimum wage & Fitment Formula Committee (which is yet to be formed).

 Now, the President of NJCA (the joint body represented by of all Staff and Unions of Central Government Employees, Railway Employees and Civilian Defence Employees) and General Secretary of AIRF, Mr. Shiva Gopal Mishra has reported that salary for the month of July onward will be based on 7th CPC recommendations approved by the government on 29th June, 2016 with only change that, all the allowances, as admissible at present, will continue till report of various committees set up for different purposes are finalized and that Gazette Notification for implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations is expected today or early next week.