Class 3,4 contractual employees should be paid at par with regular staff: HC

The Allahabad High Court on Friday directed all the district courts in the state to ensure that all the Class 3 and 4 employees,engaged on contract basis,be given salary and other allowances at par with the regular employees.

Written by Express News Service | Allahabad | Published: May 18, 2013 1:01 am

The Allahabad High Court on Friday directed all the district courts in the state to ensure that all the Class 3 and 4 employees,engaged on contract basis,be given salary and other allowances at par with the regular employees. The court has asked the Registrar General of the High Court to communicate the order to all the district courts immediately for compliance. A single judge bench of Justice Sabhajeet passed the order in this regard on a petition filed by Mohammad Saeed and another. The petitioners were sweepers,engaged on contract basis in Jaunpur district court. They had sought wages equal to those of the regular employees. The petitioners had also submitted that they had been engaged since 2004 and were getting only Rs 2,000 per month as consolidated fixed salary.

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