THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The National Commission for Women will study the issues facing female bank workers. He asked employees to send their complaints by email.
Complaints received over the next six months will be reviewed and forwarded to the government with detailed recommendations for action, commission chairman MC Josephine said in a statement.
She said some recent incidents have confirmed the popular notion that the banking industry is not employee friendly. Joséphine cited the incidents, including the suicide of a deputy director of Canara Bank and the dismissal of the lawyer of the same bank for exposing the corruption of the management.
“Many employees remain silent about the issues they face in the workplace. They can open up to the commission, ”she said.
Josephine said the commission registered a case based on the complaint filed by PN Sheeba, an officer at the Puthiyakavu branch of Bank of Baroda. Sheeba allegedly received an abusive phone call from his senior officer and that his salary was illegally withheld.
The complaint was lodged by Sreenath Induchoodan, Secretary of State of All India Bank Officers Confederation. Although banks’ time has been limited to 2 p.m. in the wake of the pandemic, management is forcing employees, including women, to take up their duties in violation of the directive. It is an anti-women and anti-worker movement, she said.
Complaints can be sent to [email protected]