After his father, an employee of the telecom behemoth (BSNL), passed away in July 2008, E Dilip sought a posting on compassionate grounds but was turned down. He approached the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) who directed to consider his application.
BWA 1st Day Meeting Decision : (i) Govt. Should grant immediate financial package to BSNL as per its commitments. (ii) BSNL’s own rules for recognition of non-executive unions be framed. 6th verification should be only as per BSNL’s own Rules. SR cell is delaying the matter on one or the other pretext. (iii) 78.2% IDA merger issue be resolved to avoid immortal loss to employees. (iv) Wage erosion in respect of staff (D/R TTAS, Sr. TOAs, TMs etc.) be settled like JTOs/JAOs. More decisions in meeting of 28th April.
Weightage point System” of BSNL for CGA (Compassionate Ground Appointment) is irregular : The CAT bench at Chennai has ruled that the weightage point system adopted by BSNL is not in accordance with the instructions of the DoPT.
Pay erosion due to pay scale revision wef 1st January, 2007 : In the meeting held with Director (HR) on 28.04.2012 at Allahabad he agreed to extend the benefit granted to JTOs/JAOs to similarly placed non-executive employees also in the cases of pay erosion. Alliance partners and NFTE’s functionaries are requested to equip the Hqr with the concrete cases to clinch the issue.
BWA Meeting on 28th April 2012 : BSNL Workers Alliance in the meeting held on 28.04.2012 has taken following decision : (i) VRS will be opposed tooth and nail. (ii) Medical Allowance/LTC be restored. (iii) Sufferings and hardships in NEPP be addressed. (iv) Hold all departmental examinations following uniformity. (v) Modifications is needed in TTA, TM & JTO (Elect) R/R. (vi) Bonus be paid to BSNL employees.
Delegation meets Director (Enterprise and HR) at Allahabad on 28th April : A delegation consisting of Com. Chandeshwar Singh General Secretary of NFTE BSNL and convener BWA, S.P. Sharma (President BSNL WRU and chairman BWA) Islam Ahmad (President NFTE BSNL) Manish Samadhia (President, Snatta ) and Dhiraj Chodhary (Advisor Snatta) met Director (HR and Enterprise), Shri A.N Rai at Allahabad on 28th April at 10 hours and drew his attention on the issues of 78.2% IDA merger. Holding of Departmental examination specially to JTO cadre for vacancies occurring up to 31st December,2011. Vindictive transfers at Mysore, Jabalpur etc. The issues of new rules for recognition of unions and fires taking place at Bhopal and Ahmadabad Telephone Exchange were also raised. The Director (HR) was told that the employees will undergo immortal losses due to denial of 78.2% IDA merger benefit.