22 August, 2016:Meeting with CGM UP(East) on Contract worker issues.

Coms. V.A.N.Namboodiri, President, BSNLCCWF, K.R.Yadav, Vice-President BSNLEU, R.K.Mishra, Circle President, BSNLCCWF and Circle Secretary BSNLCCWF, Jeetlal Maurya, Circle Secretary BSNLCCWF and Haridwar Yadav, BSNLCCWF met CGM UP(East) Shri T.N. Shukla on 19th August 2016 and discussed about the issues of the casual and contract workers. The union representatives pointed out that the CMD orders on Minimum wage, EPF, ESI etc are not being implemented in UP(East) Circle. Only about Rs. 1,500/- / 2,000/- is paid which is only about one-fourth of the minimum wage. The direction of the CMD that the payment is to be made through cheque or to be put in accounts is being violated. EPF and ESI are not implemented. The Union representatives demanded that all these issues should be settled by implementation of the orders of the government and CMD BSNL. The CGM agreed to ensure that orders are got implemented.


18 August, 2016:Minimum Wage increased to Rs.14,055/- by Delhi Government.

The Kejriwal Government has issued orders increasing the minimum wage of the workers in Delhi from the present Rs.9,568/- to Rs.14,055/- an increase of over 50%. The wages for the semi-skilled is increased from Rs.10,582/- to Rs.15,471/- and skilled from Rs.11,622/- to Rs.17,033/-.


We congratulate the Delhi AAP Government for the fully justified increase. The Central Trade Unions have demanded the Central Government to increase the minimum wages to Rs.18,000/-. Though government agreed to increase toRs.10,000/-, even for that no orders have been issued. This is one of the demand in the 2nd September Nationwide Strike.


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BSNLCCWF is taking up the issues of the casual and contract workers with the government, Chief Labour Commissioner, Communications Minister, DOT as also CMD BSNL and other officers of BSNL. These correspondences will be posted here.


22 August, 2016:CHQ writes to Chief Labour Commissioner (Central), on Re-classification/ Upgradaton of Cities / Town on the basis of Census 2011 for the purpose of grant of HRA to the Central government Employees.<<view letter>> 


22 August, 2016:Notice for strike on 2nd September, 2016, by Casual and Contract Workers engaged in BSNL.<<view notification>> 


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