AIRF threatens to go on strike

New Delhi, June 28:  The All India Railwaymen’s Federation has threatened to go on indefinite strike unless many of their genuine demands including setting up of the Seventh Central Pay Commission and doing away with new pension scheme are met. “We have not decided on the timing of the strike yet,” Shiva Gopal Mishra, AIRF, told RailNews, however stated that during the first week of July AIRF General Body to take a decision on the same.
AIRF is the largest Railway union with 10.26 lakh members as on date on Indian Railways.  AIRF had got largest voting during the recently held Trade Union Elections, compared to its nearest competition.