Government bank employees from State Bank of India and other Public Sector Banks may go on strike from 31st January 2020. SBI has informed its customers that operations may be impacted due to proposed 2-day nationwide strike.
The PSU banks have threatened to go on a nationwide strike to protest for early wage revision. This strike has been given by the umbrella body of the nine bank unions, the United Forum of Bank Unions. This body includes unions like All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC), All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) and National Organisation of Bank Workers.
The unions had a meeting with the Chief Labour Commissioner on Monday which went inconclusive following which the unions decided not to take back the strike notice.
The revision of wages for employee of public sector banks employee is pending since November 2017. The AIBEA general secretary C H Venkatachalam has appealed to the banking customers to bear with the disruption in the services due to the strike.