State bank staff to join strike

KOCHI, AUG. 21. The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) will strike work in the State on August 24 as part of its nation-wide strike.

At a press conference here today, V.K. Prasad, convener of the Kerala unit of the UFBU, said about 10 lakh employees of the banking sector banks would join the strike. The employees were protesting against the attitude of the Indian Banks Association in respect of the demand for wage revision.