The insensitive BSNL Board has approved VRS for one lakh workers in the Board meeting held on 29th September (yesterday), according to unconfirmed reports. The JAC has already given notice for one day strike on 10th October 2011. Instead of discussing the matter with the unions and sorting put the issue, the management has taken a confrontationist attitude.
The management forgets that the workforce is an asset, instead of a liability. VRS has not helped any company. The VRS is a method to reduce the workforce in its policy for disinvestment and privatisation. The JAC and workforce will fight this decision with all its strenth.