Jamshedpur, July 17: Drivers at Central Transport Company which provides bus service for Tata Motors employees have decided to boycott the central bus drivers union demanding rise in salary and restoration of basic facilities.
At a meeting held at Bagbera on Sunday, more than 100 drivers along with representatives of transport company were present.
At the meet youth leader Sanjay Mishra decided to support their cause and assured them that their demands will be put forward before the transport company.
On the occasion all the bus drivers raised their voice against the bus union. According to drivers, its best leave aside a union which doesn’t support the workers and put forward their voices before the company management.
They said, union leaders are posing as company agents and bus drivers have being kept deprived of basic facilities.
The drivers have been demanding rise in salary and pending two months’ salary but nor the union leaders or company management has taken steps in this direction.
At Sunday’s meeting a coordination committee was set up which includes central bus drivers, representatives of transport company, youth leader Sanjay Mishra, Ajay Singh and Appu Tiwary.
At the event, local representative of Central transport company Arif Khan was provided one week ultimatum to increase the salary and provide other benefits.
Arif assured the drivers on taking positive steps in the direction.
At the meet Bus drivers Ramkeshwar Ojha, Mukesh Dubey, Suman Singh, Pradeep Mandal, Ramesh, Gurdeep SIngh, David Mardi, Mophammed sarfaraz, Mohammed Ansari, Abhishek Srivastav and others were present.