23 July, 2014:CHQ circular No.2 - Agitation Programme by BSNLCCWF for settlement of issues –Decisions of Bhubaneswar CEC meeting and available CEC members meeting at New Delhi on 21.07.2014.<<click here>>


23 July, 2014:Meeting with CMD BSNL on Casual Contract Labour issues.

Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, President BSNLEU and BSNLCCWF, Com.P.Abhimanyu, General Secretary BSNLEU and Vice-President BSNLCCWF, Com.TapasGhosh Secretary General, BSNLCCWF and Com.Animesh Mitra, Dy. Secretary General BSNLEU and Vice-President BSNLCCWF met shri A.N.Rai, CMD BSNL, and discussed about the major issues of the casual and contract workers, including regularisation of casual and contract workers, Payment of Minimum of the BSNL  payscale to TSM and Casual workers, Payment of minimum wages to  contract workers, implementation of EPF and ESI Schemes and other connected matters. The unions leaders conveyed their unhappiness in the undue delay in settling the issues. The question of eligibility for the casual workers to appear for the casual labour was also discussed. With regard to the non-payment of minimum wages, CMD asked the union representatives to point out some of the SSAs, where these are not implemented, so that he can check the fact. The CMD heard the union service patiently and assured to consider the issues.

The Union leaders also pointed out the undue delay in payment of GPF advances, causing much difficulties to the concerned staff. CMD assured to look in to the matter.


22 July, 2014:Meeting of CEC of BSNLCCWF.

The meeting of the available members of the Central Executive Committee of BSNL Casual and Contract Workers Federation held at New Delhi on 21st July 2014 has decided to continue with the struggle programmes already decided by the Bhubaneswar CEC Meeting and postponed due to the General elections. Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, president, presided. Com. Tapas Ghosh, Secretary General presented the report of activities........<<click here>>


21 July, 2014:Meeting of available Committee Members of BSNLCCWF.

Meeting of available central committee members of BSNLCCWF will be meeting at New Delhi today to discuss about the agitational programmes for the settlement of the casual and contract labour issues. The details will be posted after the meeting.


21 July, 2014:Com. Om Prakash, General Secretary, BSNL Theka Mazdoor Union, reinstated. Congratulations!

We are happy to inform that Com.Om Prakash, General Secretary of the BSNL Theka mazdoor union Chattisgarh has been reinstated and taken back to duty. He was retrenched from work for union activities. He was taken back to duty after sustained pressure and discussion with the BSNLEU, Theka mazdoor Union and management. Our Hearty Congratulations to Com. S.C.Bhattacharjee, Circle secretary, BSNLEU and Prsident Theka Mazdoor Union and other leaders and workers for this achievement.

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We are yet to start our journal. We propose to start a triennial first to inform the workers about the organisation, its activities as also to publish various orders on the issues of the Casual and Contract and unorganised workers.





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.


 23 July, 2014:CHQ writes to GM (Admn.), BSNL on retrenchment of 286 contract workers in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.<<view letter>>


 12 July, 2014:BSNL CCWF letter to GM (Admn.), BSNL on non-payment of wages to 220 contract labours in Raichur SSA, Karnataka.<<view letter>>



  09 July, 2014:CHQ writes to Shri Sitaram Yechury, MP, on issues of Casual and Contract Workers engaged in BSNL.<<view letter>>


  08 July, 2014:CHQ writes to CMD BSNL, on examination for promotion to TM - Eligibility of Casual Labour.<<view letter>>


 08 July, 2014:CHQ writes to CMD BSNL, on Implementation of Social Security measures like EPF/ESI to TSM / Casual / Contract Workers in BSNL.<<view letter>>


08 July, 2014:CHQ writes to Secretary DoT, on revision of wages of TSM/Casual Labour working in BSNL.<<view letter>>



07 July, 2014: Wages of casual labour engaged in BSNL  - CHQ letter to GM (Estt.), BSNL.<<view letter>>


03 July, 2014: BSNL CCWF letter to GM (Admn.), BSNL on victimisation of BSNL CCWF leaders in Ludhiana (Punjab).<<view letter>>


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