Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said in Rajya Sabha that the strike by trade unions of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) was in the process of being called off following meetings between the management and labour unions and a pact in this regard is likely to be signed on December 5.
The workers had gone on a strike from October 14 to October 22 to press for their demand of 15 per cent fitment benefit and 35 per cent perks with effect from January 1, 2017 on par with executives. They had resumed work on the direction of the High Court, Singh said during the Question Hour.
“As far as Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd strike is concerned, it is in the process of being called off,” the Defence Minister said in reply to a supplementary question. Read more