The strike by 57,000 employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) entered the third day on Monday, even because the Government toughened its stand, hinting at recent recruitment to interchange employees deemed to have been faraway from service.
The employees have demanded that the company be merged with the Government. Besides, they need pay scales revised and vacancies crammed up. The authorities, nevertheless, made it clear that it was not going to present in to ‘blackmail ways’, saying it might go for recent recruitment to refill the vacancies.
Declaring the strike unlawful, the company administration had warned the employees that they’d lose their jobs in the event that they went forward with the strike.