Plea to allow ‘spare’ RTC staff to sign in attendance register
Leaders of the AP Public Transport Department (APPTD) Employees’ Union on Tuesday urged the Vice-chairman and Managing Director R.P. Thakur to allow the staff that had been recognized as ‘spare’ after decreasing the operation of RTC companies due to lack of occupancy owing to COVID impression, to attend workplace commonly.
In a press release, the union State president Y.V. Rao and normal secretary P. Damodar Rao mentioned due to the pandemic individuals had largely stopped utilizing public transport, necessitating a discount in the variety of working RTC companies. The staff members associated to the cancelled bus companies had been being requested on cellphone not to come for obligation as they’d been granted go away. This had triggered fears among the many staff with regard to their job safety.
They mentioned throughout the first spherical of COVID, the ‘spare staff’ was adjusted in visitors companies and garages they usually had been made to sign the muster. The union leaders urged the authorities involved to observe an analogous system now, which might give them confidence.