Good news for the Federal government employees over salary rise

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Good news for the Federal government employees over salary rise

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the federal government to give a special allowance to its employees, ARY News reported.

A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Maqbool Baqar, was hearing an appeal against the Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) Jun 14, 2018 verdict.

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The bench set aside the high court’s verdict, allowing a 20 per cent increase in salaries of federal govt employees on account of secretariat allowance.

The judges observed the federal govt needs to stop meeting out unfair treatment to its employee.

All employees are entitled to secretariat allowance, the bench ruled.

Earlier, on Jun 14, 2018, a two-judge bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC) had allowed the government’s appeal against the orders of a single bench that had allowed for increasing 20 percent salaries of all federal government employees on account of special allowance.

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