Banks: Why strike call & why it was withdrawn

Officers’ unions of public sector banks have deferred the proposed two-day strike following an assurance from Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar to look into their concerns. Continue Reading

‘PNB, UBI & OBC merger to benefit stakeholders’: Official

Allaying apprehensions of stakeholders, United Bank of India MD and CEO Ashok Kumar Pradhan said there will be ‘no retrenchment’ of human resource of the three banks or no voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) will come in the process of merger of these state-run lenders. Continue Reading

Bank employees protest against government’s merger move

Members of the All India Bank Employees’ Association on Saturday staged a protest here against the Centre’s decision to merge 10 public sector banks into four entities. Employees of all public and private sector banks wore black badges to work as a mark of protest to the government’s decision. Continue Reading