Junior Teachers on the Warpath
Pay revision: Junior specialists, asst profs cry foul
11 Mar 2009, 0301 hrs IST, TNN
NEW DELHI: The sixth pay commission has drastically improved the of government employees, but assistant professors and junior specialists in various government hospitals are an unhappy lot. They are now thinking of “going beyond representations” to draw the government’s attention to the anomalies.
Specialist and assistant professors didn’t welcome the move, as post revision of the pay scale, they’ll draw salary eight per cent less than the senior residents, who are at least five years junior to them. Also, seniority in the government sector is inter-linked to the scale process, their students now stand the chance of becoming senior to them.
Junior college teachers won’t assess HSC papers
10 Mar 2009, 0144 hrs IST, TNN
MUMBAI: Several junior college teachers across the city have decided to join the boycott of HSC answer scripts’ evaluation till their demands are met. These include payment of according to the Sixth Pay Commission, payment of pension to retired teachers and release of salaries for staff of Chinai College and MVLU College.
TOI had reported that the Mumbai Junior College Teachers’ Union (MJCTU) had decided to boycott evaluation duty. However, this body has now received support from the Coordination Committee of Teachers’ Organisations Bombay.