AURANGABAD: Latur Zilla Parishad in Maharashtra has began deducting 30 per cent salaries of seven of its workers for not taking good care of their outdated dad and mom, its president Rahul Bondre mentioned on Saturday.
Notably, six of the 12 workers towards whom the complaints of neglecting their dad and mom had been obtained, are academics, he instructed PTI.
The deducted quantity is transferred within the financial institution accounts of the dad and mom of those workers, he added.
In November final 12 months, the final physique of the Latur Zilla Parishad had handed a proposal to chop 30 per cent salaries of all workers discovered to be not taking good care of their dad and mom.
The pay minimize from the month-to-month emoluments of the erring workers started in December, 2020, Bondre mentioned.
“Now we have been probing 12 such complaints whereby dad and mom of the staff claimed that they had been uncared for. Out of those 12, we started deducting salaries from accounts of seven workers since December,” he mentioned.
Bondre mentioned the 30 per cent deduction will proceed each month.
He mentioned the typical deduction in a single such case was round Rs 15,000.
“Some circumstances had been mutually resolved between workers and their dad and mom after we despatched notices to them,” Bondre added.