Government Employees. Legal news and articles for February 28 - 28, 2014

Why should govt employees resign to contest polls? PIL asksGovt hikes dearness allowance to 100%, approves Rs.1000 monthly pensionCentre woos government staff with DA hike to 100% of basic pay; VRS7th Pay Commission To Benefit 50 Lakh Govt EmployeesGovt mandates 7th Pay Commission to revise salariesGovernment mandates 7th Pay Commission to revise salariesCentre Hikes DA by 10% for 80 lakh Employees and PensionersSC notice to Centre on government employee plea to contest electionGovernment Hands Higher DA to Employees, PensionersCentre hikes DA by 10% for 80 lakh employees & pensioners10% DA hike to Central employees, pensioners80 lakh employees to benefit as govt hikes DA by 10%Govt approves VRS for employees of Hindustan Photo Films80 lakh employees, pensioners to benefit as govt hikes DA by 10%Eyeing Lok Sabha polls, Cabinet hikes dearness allowance for 50 lakh ...

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Maha govt employees seek 5-day week; threaten to go on strike
Business StandardFebruary 2, 2014

Maharashtra government employees have threatened to go on indefinite strike from February 13 if their long-pending demand for five-day week work schedule and grant of other facilities on par with central government staff were not met. "We have been ...more »

Government names Ashok Kumar Mathur as 7th Pay Commission head
LivemintFebruary 4, 2014

New Delhi: In a largesse to government employees ahead of general elections that are due by May, the Congress party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government on Tuesday formally constituted the Seventh Central Pay Commission. While the ...more »

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Why should govt employees resign to contest polls? PIL asks
Times of IndiaFebruary 28, 2014

Appearing for petitioner 'Indian Oil Officers' Association', senior advocate K K Venugopal argued before a bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi that it was unconstitutional to deprive government employees of the right to contest ...more »

Govt hikes dearness allowance to 100%, approves Rs.1000 monthly pension
LivemintFebruary 28, 2014

New Delhi: The cabinet on Friday raised the dearness allowance (DA) of five million Union government employees and three million pensioners, and approved a minimum Rs.1,000 monthly pension, while raising hopes of a substantial increase in pay ...more »

Centre woos government staff with DA hike to 100% of basic pay; VRS
domain-BFebruary 28, 2014

The central government today approved a slew of measures, including DA hike, voluntary retirement schemes and cash assistance for payment of wages, to benefit government employees and employees of state-run enterprises ahead of the declaration of ...more »

7th Pay Commission To Benefit 50 Lakh Govt Employees
BusinessworldFebruary 28, 2014

The Cabinet today gave mandate to the 7th Pay Commission for revising salaries of over 50 lakh central government employees and remuneration of 30 lakh pensioners. The move comes ahead of general elections due in April-May. "The decision will result ...more »

Govt mandates 7th Pay Commission to revise salaries
The HinduFebruary 28, 2014

The Cabinet on Friday gave mandate to the 7th Pay Commission for revising salaries of over 50 lakh central government employees and remuneration of 30 lakh pensioners. The move comes ahead of general elections due in April-May. “The decision will ...more »

Government mandates 7th Pay Commission to revise salaries
Economic TimesFebruary 28, 2014

"The decision will result in the benefit of improved pay and allowances as well as rationalisation of the pay structure in case of Central Government employees and other employees included in the scope of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC)," an ...more »

Centre Hikes DA by 10% for 80 lakh Employees and Pensioners
The New Indian ExpressFebruary 28, 2014

The Centre today raised dearness allowance to 100 per cent, from 90 per cent, benefiting its 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners. The government also approved the terms of reference of the 7th Pay Commission, a move which would pave the way for ...more »

SC notice to Centre on government employee plea to contest election
IBNLiveFebruary 28, 2014

Government rules barring its PSU employees from contesting election were on Friday put under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court agreeing to examine its validity and issuing a notice to the Centre and the Election Commission on the matter. A bench ...more »

Government Hands Higher DA to Employees, Pensioners
India WestFebruary 28, 2014

The government on Friday raised dearness allowance by 10 percentage points to 100% of basic wages, a move that will benefit 5 million employees and 3 million pensioners. The decision to raise the allowance was taken by the union Cabinet. The increase ...more »

Centre hikes DA by 10% for 80 lakh employees & pensioners
Business StandardFebruary 28, 2014

The government has estimated that the combined impact on exchequer on account of both DA and DR would be Rs 11,074.80 crore per annum. For a period of 14 months, from January 2014 to February 2015, the impact will be Rs 12,920.60 crore in the next ...more »

10% DA hike to Central employees, pensioners
The HinduFebruary 28, 2014

Government on Friday raised dearness allowance to 100 per cent, from 90 per cent, benefiting its 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners. The decision to hike DA for its employees and to provide dearness relief for pensioners, by 10 per cent to 100 ...more »

80 lakh employees to benefit as govt hikes DA by 10%
FirstpostFebruary 28, 2014

New Delhi: The Union government on Friday raised dearness allowance to 100 percent, from 90 percent, benefiting its 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. AFP. The decision to hike DA for its employees, and to ...more »

Govt approves VRS for employees of Hindustan Photo Films
Business StandardFebruary 28, 2014

The government today approved a Rs 181 crore VRS package for employees of the ailing PSU Hindustan Photo Films, based of notional pay scales of 2007. The decision of Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs is expected to provide relief to the employees ...more »

80 lakh employees, pensioners to benefit as govt hikes DA by 10%
FirstpostFebruary 28, 2014

"The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to hike Dearness allowance for its employees and dearness relief for its pensioners to 100 per cent in its meeting held here," a source said. This increase in the dearness allowance by the UPA-2 government ...more »

Eyeing Lok Sabha polls, Cabinet hikes dearness allowance for 50 lakh ...
NDTVFebruary 28, 2014

New Delhi: The government today raised Dearness Allowance or DA to 100 per cent, from existing 90 per cent, benefiting its 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting today. The new hike in DA would be ...more »

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