The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) on Thursday decided to go on two-day strike from January 30 demanding a five-day working week for bank staff, among others.
“There was no response from IBA [Indian Banks’ Association] on our demand despite letters. It has been decided to revive our agitation and give a call for strike on 30th and 31st of January,” said CH Venkatachalam, general secretary, All India Bank Employees’ Association.
The decision to call for a strike was taken after a meeting in Mumbai on Thursday.
Apart from 5 day week, the unions are demanding updation of pension, immediate start of negotiations on charter of demands for wage revision and adequate recruitment in all cadres, among others.