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Staff in social work colleges go on strike
Newsline, April 4, 2003
In a statement issued here
today, president of Maharashtra Association of Social Work Educators (MASWE)
Ambadas Mohite said staffers of social work colleges have always got
step-motherly treatment from the Social Welfare Department despite their
role in higher education.
The government has consistently
denied them facilities like pension etc. Staffers from colleges in Nagpur,
Amravati, Wardha, Pune and other parts of Maharashtra are participating in
The association has come up
with a nine-point charter of demands seeking, among other things,
immediate recognition for appointed staffers, salary scale for librarians,
pension scheme, time-bound promotion for class III and IV employees among