Nation-wise bank strike on June 24


New Delhi: The All India Bank Employees Association has announced that all the banks across the country will go for a strike on June 24 in support of various demands of the State Sector Bank Employees Association (SSBEA). SSBEA is known for its various unionsof associate banks of SBI such as State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Travancore, State Bank of Hyderabad and State Bank of Mysore and the like, which are also associated with AIBEA.

Apart from June 24, the banks under the body in the respective cities have decided to go for a strike on June 4 in their respective cities pressing for their demands.The demands include delinking associate banks from SBI, not curbing right of trade unions’ right of representation, extension of compassionate appointment scheme as per government guidelines, increase in quantum of staff housing loan, recruitment of sub-staff and part-time employees and resolving pending demands, among others, AIBEA General Secretary C.H. Venkatachalam told PTI. He accused the SBI management of hampering the performance of associate banks due to its “bossy approach.”