Mumbai: Monorail employees call off strike, ridership up by 30,000 in 3 days

  • | Saturday | 12th January, 2019

Khandare told The Indian Express, “The MMRDA has accepted the important demands of the monorail employees, which includes 15 days’ salary that was pending with the LTSE. On Friday morning, Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, Sanjay Khandare, met monorail employees and accepted their demands. AdvertisingKhandare also confirmed the ridership of monorail phase-1 from Wadala to Chembur over the last four days. Employees of the Chembur-Wadala monorail service, who had threatened to go on a strike, called off their proposed agitation on Friday after the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) agreed to fulfil the demands of more than 407 staffers. On Wednesday, employees had threatened to go on a strike, demanding timely payment of salaries, a fresh contract with the MMRDA, gratuity, medical insurance, leaves and compensatory offs.

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