BMC employees to protest against biometric attendance system, salary deduction

Due to the technical glitches in recently introduced biometric attendance system, the salaries of mostly junior employees from various department in the civic body has been deducted

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The salaries of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) employees are being deducted due to the technical glitches in the recently introduced biometric attendance system,  It is being reported that the junior employees from the various department in the civic body are facing issues with their salaries. 

Thousands of employees have not received their full salary and amid this, the workers have decided to protest on Friday at Grant Road while expressing their resentment against the same. The coordination committee informed that if the employees don’t receive the same by July 20, they will boycott the work across all 24 civic body wards. 

Due to the shortcoming in the biometric system, the salary of nearly 40,000 employees has been deducted. While most of the employees were present, they have still received ‘zero rupees' as their salary. 

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Several BMC workers have received between ₹1,000 to ₹5,000 as their monthly salary while some have got in the two-digit figure. In this regard, the workers met BMC officials and the trade union has warned that without firm any firm assurance, they won’t stop their strike.

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