BSNL Employees' Union discusses issues of contract workers and revival of the company with management
In a meeting between Madhu Arora, GM (Admn and Restructuring), BSNL and BSNL Employees' Union and Contract & Casual Worker's Federation, issues of contract workers and revival of BSNL have been discussed yesterday.
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(V.A.N.Namboodiri, President, BSNL
EU and BSNLCCWF) in the meeting pointed out the non-implementation of the social security measures, non-payment of minimum wages etc. to the contract workers in most of the places and demanded that these should be got implemented strictly.
I specifically mentioned about the struggles going on in Jamshedpur, Benares, Hisar, Bidr, Shimoga, UP(E), UP(W) and many other centres and the victimisation of the contract workers.
It is also mentioned in the meeting that many district secretaries and some circle secretaries of the Federation have been retrenched for demanding implementation of govt. and CMD orders. Demands of reinstatement of these leaders and also urgent settlement of the issues have been raised in the meeting.
Smt. Madhu Arora, GM (Admn) was very attentive to the issues and assured that immediate action will be taken in the above matters.
The question of circulating the latest orders of the Chief Labour Commissioner on the increased wages from 01-10-2013 was also pointed out.It will be circulated she assured. The issue of of Revival of BSNL and certain points connected with the same were also discussed.