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Single apolitical union proposed

Post Report, May 27 Kathmandu
The government has proposed a single trade union in civil service as it drafts a law to regulate the federal civil service. There are complaints that the influence of political party-affiliated trade unions has affected service delivery.The ‘Bill on Formation of Federal Civil Service, Operation and Conditions of Service’ proposes a single elected trade union, apolitical in nature. The existing Civil Service Act allows several trade unions. They are charged with following the dictates of the political party they are close to.
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