No employee shall go on strike without giving notice of at least 14 days. For public utility services (running of hospitals, Fire brigades, Drinking water supply, Milk supply, Ration shops) the period is 30 days.
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The West Bengal Government Servants Conduct Rules, 1959, were repealed by the West Bengal by the West Bengal Services (Duties, Rights and Obligations of the Government employee) Rules, 1980, shall apply to all employees of the Government of West Bengal except persons appointed to any All India Service and members of the police and Jail staff.
Every Govt. Servant shall bear in mind that he is a public servant. He should be courteous to public and his colleagues. He should quickly and faithfully discharge his duties assigned to him as a public servant. During discharge of his said duties he should rise above all personal, political and other considerations and maintain integrity, impartiality and devotion to duty. He should practice, promote and encourage collective functioning and take personal initiative in efficient discharge of his duties. Every Govt. servant except Gr. D employee should submit assets statement every year.
Every Govt. servant shall have the right to form associations/ unions/ federative bodies of the employee. He shall enjoy full democratic rights except those which are prohibited under the law of land. He should not be a member of any political party. Every Government employee shall have full trade union rights including right to strike under certain stipulations. The right to strike shall not, however, be available to the members of the W.B.C.S. (Executive & Judicial) and other allied executives, administrative, medical, engineering and educational services.
An employee should ordinarily address the concerned authority at the lowest level regarding any matter related to service condition. If no response is received within a fortnight he may directly address higher authorities seeking intervention.
An employee desiring to apply for any other post shall apply through his appointing authority. He may send an advance copy of application if required.
There shall be a state Negotiating Body under the state Government. This body is entrusted to negotiate with Associations/ Unions/ Federative bodies on the grievance of the employees. If negotiation fails Associations/ Unions/ Federative bodies may serve a strike notice to the appropriate authority.
No employee shall go on strike without giving notice of at least 14 days. For public utility services the period is 30 days. Following services shall be included in this category:
Download: West Bengal Service (Duties, Rights and Obligations) Rules, 1980