UNION FIGHTING FOR THE CAUSE OF CASUAL LABOUR WORKING IN DEPT OF POST IN ASSICIATION WITH NFPE
Saturday, 30 April 2016
Thursday, 28 April 2016
National Federation of Postal Employees
1st Floor North Avenue Post Office Building, New Delhi-110 001
Phone: 011.23092771 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mob: 9868819295/9810853981 website: http://www.nfpe.blogspot.com
No. PF-01(e)/2016 Dated: 28th April, 2016
All General Secretaries /NFPE Office Bearers
All Circle /Divisional & Branch Secretaries
1. Xth Federal Council NFPE.
Xth Federal Council of NFPE is scheduled to be held on 7th,8th & 9th September,2016 at Guwahati (Assam) Regional Co-ordination committee of Assam and NE has started preparations. Reception Committee has been formed as below:
1.Shri Indibar Dewri Retired IPOs & Eminent Intellectual-Chairman
2.Com. M.R. Das , Ex. Convenor RCC of P&T Employees, Assam & NE Circle –Working Chairman.
3. Com.D.K. Deb Nath- Convenor RCC Assam & NE- General Secretary.
4.Bishnu Ram Raha -Treasurer
Notice for Federal Council will be issued separately. Federal Executive will also be held in the F/N of 7th September,2016 at Guwahati. Federal Councilors will be paid TA & TA by their respective CHQs as decided in last Federal Executive. No Delegate Fee will be paid to Reception Committee for Federal Councilors. However visitors/observers will have to pay Rs.1500/- as Delegate Fee as fixed by the Reception Committee.
All General Secretaries are requested to direct Federal Councilors to book to & fro tickets to avoid inconvenience.
2. Confederation: National Conference.
Diamond Jubilee National Conference of Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers will be held at Chennai on 16th, 17th & 18th August-2016
All India Women Convention of Confederation will also be held during National Conference. All General Secretaries are requested to decide the names of Women Comrades to participate in the Women Convention. Their TA/DA will be paid by the respective CHQs.
3. Celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Confederation.
This is the Diamond Jubilee year of Confederation as it was formed in the year 1956 by our great leader Dada B.N. Ghosh Ex. Secretary General-NFPTE. All are requested to celebrate Diamond Jubilee in each Circle by organizing a grand programme.
4. Confederation Trade Union Education Camp at Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
All India Trade Union Education Camp will be organized at Dehradun on 24th & 25th May-2016.NFPE has already allotted quota to affiliates. All General Secretaries are requested to decide delegates as per quota and direct them to book to & fro tickets. Delegate Fee has been fixed as Rs.600/-
5. May-Day Ist May-2016.
May Day on 1st May-2016 should be observed at all work place.
6. All India General Strikes.
The National Convention of Workers under the banner of All Central Trade Unions (except BMS) and All Independent Federations have decided to organize One Day All India General Strike on2nd September on common demands against the anti-people economic policies of NDA Government Mobilize all to participate in the strike.
7. Indefinite Strike from 11th July-2016 on 7th C.P.C. related issues.
National Joint Council of Action has decided to organize Indefinite Strike from 11th July, 2016. Notice for which will be issued on 9th June-2016. Please mobilize all Postal, RMS and GDS employees to participate in strike and make it grand success.
8. GDS Membership verification.
GDS membership verification is likely to be announced by the Department of Posts very soon All General Secretaries are requested to direct all Circle, Divisional and Branch Secretaries to extend maximum co-operation and full support to enroll maximum no. of members in favour of All India Postal Employees Union-GDS and make it as No.1.
9. GDS Committee.
GDS Committee to review the service conditions and wage of GDS employees under the Chairmanship of Shri Kamlesh Chandra Retired Member , Postal services Board has started function. Memorandum to GDS Committee have been submitted by NFPE & AIPEU-GDS. GDS Committee has fixed date as on 26th May 2016 for oral evidence NFPE with AIPEU GDS-NFPE will present the case before GDS Committee effectively.
10. Retirement of Smt. Kavery Banerjee-Secretary, Department of Post.
Smt. Kavery Banerjee, Secretary, Department of Post is going to retire on 30th April-2016 on superannuation. During her period the relations between administration and staff have remained very co-ordial. Mostly problems got solved with negotiations and she never gave opportunity to staff side to go on agitation. NFPE HQ extends greetings and best wishes for her peaceful and healthy retired life.
With revolutionary greetings.
(R. N. Parashar)
Monday, 25 April 2016
Dated – 4th April. 2016
1) All Office Bearers
2) All General Secretaries C-O-Cs
3) All Affiliates of Confederation
ALL INDIA TRADE UNION EDUCATION CAMP
DEHRADUN, MAY 24 & 25, 2016
As decided in the National Secretariat Meeting, the next All India Trade Union Education Camp of Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers will be held on 24th and 25th May, 2016. The Dehradun Unit of the Confederation has come forward to host the said camp at Dehradun on the above days and started the Preparatory work for the programme. It should be the endeavour of all affiliates and State Units of the Confederation to depute the given number of delegates to the camp and make it a grand success. The quota fixed for each affiliate/COC is given below. Detailed programme & notice will be sent shortly. TU Camp will commence at 10 AM on 24th May and continue till 5 PM on 25th May, 2016 and the delegates should ensure their presence throughout the duration of the Camp.
Delegates from all affiliated organisations and C-O-Cs should compulsorily attend the TU camp. The minimum quota fixed for each affiliated organisation and C-O-Cs is given below. All are requested to ensure participation of delegates as per quota fixed, WITHOUT FAIL. Delegates may be instructed to book their up and down tickets immediately. Delegate fee per head is Rs. 600/- (Rs. Six hundred only). All delegates, including All India office Bearers of Confederation should pay the delegate fee.
Name of the Affiliates and the quota of delegates in brackets
1. NFPE (60); ITEF (20); Audit & Accounts (10); Atomic Energy (10),Civil Accounts (10);
2. All other affiliates (3 each);
3. Confederation State Units: Bengal (20); Kerala (15); Karnataka (10); Tamilnadu (15); Andhra (10)
4. All other State Units: (3 each).
NB: While deciding the delegates, the concerned organisations shall include the All India Office Bearers of Confederation also in their quota since the number of delegates fixed above includes the Office Bearers of Confederation CHQ.
No. CONF/NE/2016 Dated: 05-04-2016
MOST URGENT / IMPORTANT
NOTICE FOR THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE MEETING OF CONFEDERATION
An urgent meeting of the National Executive of the Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers will be held at Dehradun (Uttarakhand) on 24th May’ 2016 (Tuesday). The meeting shall commence at 05.00 PM and continue till close. National Secretariat members, Chief Executives of the affiliated Organizations, General Secretaries of all State level C-o-Cs and main Office bearers of the Women's Sub Committee are requested to attend the meeting.
The following shall be the agenda of the meeting:
1. 7th CPC related issues and proposed indefinite strike from 11 July 2016 by NJCA.
2. Proposed One day General Strike by Central Trade Union on 02nd September 2016.
3 Two days All India Workshop of Confederation at Dehradun - Review.
4. All India Conference of Confederation & All India Women Convention at Chennai (Tamilnadu).
5. Financial position of Confederation – Decision for improvement.
6. Issues relating to the affiliated Organizations.
7. Any other item with permission of the Chair.
1. All National Secretariat Members.
2. Chief Executives of all affiliated Organizations.
3. General Secretaries of State C-o-Cs.
4. Main office bearers of Women's Sub Committee (Not Committee members)
PLEASE BOOK YOUR TRAVEL TICKETS IMMEDIATELY
Two days Trade Union Education Camp of Confederation will be held at Dehradun on 24th & 25th May 2016. Separate Circular enclosed herewith. Please ensure participation of delegates as per quota fixed in the circular.
Friday, 22 April 2016
ORGANISE MASS DHARNA BEFORE ALL
DIVISIONAL OFFICES IN THE COUNTRY
ON 10TH MAY 2006
FOR SETTLEMENT OF CASUAL LABOUR PROBLEMS & PAYMENT OF ARREARS FROM 1-1-2006 WHERE IT WAS NOT PAID AND SUBMIT MEMORANDUM TO DIVISIONAL SUPERINTENDENTS TO FORWARD TO SECRETARY, DEPT. OF POST.
COPY OF MEMORANDUM IS ANNEXED.
ALL INDIA POSTAL CASUAL, PART TIME CONTINGENT AND CONTRACT WORKERS FEDERATION
Central Head Quarters, NEW DELHI
ADVISOR: COM. C.C. PILLAI PRESIDENT : COM. M. KRISNAN
WORKING PRESIDENT: Com. Y.NAGABHUSHANAM GENERAL SECRETARY: COM. P. MOHAN Web site:aipcpccwf.blogspot.in
No. aipcpccwf/dharna/16 Dt. 27-2-2016
All office bearers CHQ/CIRCLE SECRETARIES
As per the decision in our AIC MASS DHARNA was conducted successfully at JANTAR MANTAR, DELHI on 9th feb 2016 with the solidarity and support of NFPE & NFPE affiliated unions. Nearly 100 members from all over India attended the DHARNS particularly large number from MAHARASTRA CIRCLE. DHARNA was addressed by all general secretaries and secretary general, NFPE. Com. M. KRISNAN, GS CONFEDERATION AND OUR PRESIDENT participated in the DHARNA.
After the DHARNA a delegation with com. R.N. PARASAR, SG NFPE met member [p] and submitted memorandum. He assured to examine the issues positively.
After wards MASS DHARNA was conducted IN FRONT OF ALL CPMG OFFICES ON 22-3-2016.now as a further action it was decided to conduct DHARNA INFRONT OF ALL DIVISIONAL OFFICES IN THE COUNTRY ON 10-5-2016. As such we appeal to all circle/Divisional secretaries of NFPE unions to organize the programme by taking initiative to mobilize casual labour in large number by issuing notice by divisional co-ordination committee.
Without the support and solidarity it will not be possible to organize the programme on their own by casual labour.
ALL INDIA POSTAL CASUAL,PART TIME CONTINGENT & CONTRACT WORKERS FEDERATION
NEW DELHI-110 001
ADVISOR : COM. C. C. PILLAI PRESIDENT : COM. M. KRISNAN
WKG. PRESIDENT : COM. Y. NAGABHUSHANAM SECRETARY: COM. P. MOHAN
WEB SITE : aipcpccwf.blogspot.in
No.PF-JCA-3/2016 Dated: 10th ,May, 2016
The Director General
Department of Posts
New Delhi – 110001
[through supt. Of po’s---------------- division]
We submit this memorandum on the problems of CASUAL PART TIME CONTINGENT & CONTRACT WORKERS IN Postal/RMS/MMS/Administrative & Postal Accounts offices,with a request to forward the same to SECRETARY, DEPT. OF POST and we also demand immediate implementation of DG ORDERS on revision of wages of FTCL/PTCL and payment of arrears IMMEDIATELY and settle all the demands mentioned in our memorandum.
The Charter of Demands is ANNEXED here with.
MEMORANDUM SUBMITTEDTO SECRETARY, DEPT.OF POST ONTHE PROBLEMS OF CASUAL. PART TIME, CONTINGENT & CONTRACT WORKERS OF THE POSTAL DEPARTMENT ON 9TH FEB 2016 AFTER MASS DHARNA.
We are submitting this memorandum on the problems faced by the casual labour working in the department since long time without any regularization even though number of times orders are issued by the department to regularize this low paid workers and apex court and various courts delivered judgments in their favor.
In this connection we convey our sincere thanks for issuing clear orders for revision of wages of these workers with effect from 1-1-2006. Though orders are issued in number of circles arrears are not paid to those workers. We request the madam to issue instructions to all circles to pay them arrears without any further delay.
Even though there are clear orders to regularize the full time casual labor who worked for 240 days in a year and part time casual labor who worked for 240 days a year for two years and various courts including SUPREME COURT delivered judgments including the judgment in UMADEVI Vs KARNATAKA STATE still these orders are not being implemented in many circles. Further as per the MTS recruitment rules 25% of the vacancies are to be filled by full time or part time casual labor that was also not being implementing in many circles/divisions. This AIC demands the postal department to take immediate action to regularize all casual, part time and contingent employees working in the postal department in a time bound manner.
In some circles the outsiders [not GDS] working as substitutes in the vacancies of postmen/MTS are not being paid pro rata wages of postman/ MTS. We demands that all substitutes [whether GDS or out siders] working in the vacant posts should be paid pro rata wages. Further it is demanded that the substitutes may be paid all benefits such as transport allowance, HRA etc. on prorate basis.
All present daily rated mazdoors [DRM] working against the departmental posts are not being paid the wages of the departmental employees. We demand that all DRM working in the departmental posts shall be paid pro rata wages of the post in which he is working.
We demand that the benefits of EPF/ESI/PENSION shall be extended to all casual, part time contingent and contract workers, working in the postal department.
We demand that as and when DA is declared and implemented for departmental employees, revised DA from the same date should be paid to all casual, part time contingent employees also without waiting for any further orders from directorate.
While fixing the working hours based on the standards for sweepers and other PTCL the minimum working hours should be fixed as 3 hrs per day. If the duty hours exceed five hours the post may be converted as full time and the official working in that post may be treated as full time casual labor.
We demand that SUNDAY and holiday wages should be paid to all casual, part time and contingent employees, who work continuously for six days in a week. The break coming on account of holiday should not be treated as a break when six continuous working days are taken.
In spite of clear modificatory orders from directorate that those casual, part time and contingent employees who are working should not be terminated and their work should not be out sourced, some of the officers [e.g. SSPO’S AMARAVATHI DN, MAHARASTRA,NAGPUR REGION] are issuing orders terminating the services of casual labor. This AIC DEMANDS THE AUTHORITIES TO STOP SUCH INHUMAN PRACTICE and reinstate all casual laborers whose services are irregularly terminated.
we demand the postal department to extend the facility of formal meetings with officers of the department at all levels to our federation which represents 46000 casual employees in the department to discuss and settle the issues of casual ,part time, contingent and contract workers which will result in better functioning in the department.
We demand immediate intervention of Postal Directorate and issue instructions to all the circles resorting to the ongoing recruitment process of GDS undermining the orders of the directorate to first exhaust the list of eligible casual labor for the recruitment to GDS posts [e.g. TAMILNADU CIRCLE except orders strictly. The Postal Directorate issued orders vide. Lr. No. 17-15/2015-GDS dated 7-5-2015 addressed to CPMG Karnataka circle and endorsed to all circles. Many divisions are going ahead to fill the vacancies ignoring the above orders. This AIC resolves to urge upon the Directorate to intervene and cause to stop the irregular process against the orders of directorate and ensure implementation of directorate orders strictly in all circles/ divisions.
We ALSO DEMANDS THE DIRECTORATE TO MODIFY THE CONDITION OF 10TH CLASS PASS COMPULSORY FORABSORPTION AGAINST GDS POST FOR CASUAL LABOUR, AS THISIS NOT REQUIRED FOR GDS MM, PACKER AND OTHER POSTS. AS SUCH WE DEMAND THE DIRECTORATE TO RELAX THAT CONDITION SO THAT NUMBER OF CASUAL LABOUR WILL GET THE CHANCE FOR REGULARISATION.
We demand the directorate to circulate the orders issued by the directorate vide its lr. No. 65-24/88-SPB-1 dated 17-5-1989 clarifying who is casual labour. Many circles /divisions are violating these instructions and denying revised wages and arrears from 1-1-2006 stating that they are not casual labors. This AIC demands the directorate to reiterate the orders once again to avoid confusion in the circles/ divisions and all PTCL/FTCL will be paid revised wages with arrears.
We demand the directorate to redeploy the GDS posts transferred to postal divisions from RMS divisions’ earlier due to proposal of abolition of GDS posts in RMS. Now orders are issued to restore the GDS posts in RMS and fill those posts. In this back ground if these posts are not diverted back to RMS divisions the casual labor working in those divisions will be deprived of their legitimate right of absorption. As such we demand the directorate to issue orders to retransfer those posts to RMS immediately and fill up those posts from the eligible casual labor of that Division.
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