KSRTC Employees Call off Strike After Minister Allays Fears

Tue, 2 May, 2017 :  Following talks with transport minister Thomas Chandy, employees of KSRTC’s mechanical division, agreed to end their  strike that began today.

Implementation of Susheel Khanna report and uncertainty over prolonged duty  hours at night upset several employees, the minister said.

Mislaid fears about having to be on  one-month continuous night duty,  gave rise to present protest, he added.

Changes that will help make night shifts less oppressive too shall be introduced, Chandy told the media.

Representatives of all unions, transport minister and KSRTC  MD  Rajamanikam, participated in the concluding round of talks held today.