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There is a propaganda going on that the Govt. has come down and offered many favourable proposals on the demands of the Central Trade Unions raised in connection with the 2nd September  2015 strike. But the reality is different. The government proposals and our demands are given below to understand the actual position. As such, the strike will take place and maximum efforts should be continued to make it a big success.

EXPOSE THE GOVERNMENT’S DECEPTIVE PROPOSALS

  GOVERNMENT PROPOSAL OUR DEMANDS
1. Formula based minimum wage from Rs.7000 per month”

 

Minimum wage for all as per 44th ILC decision,not less than Rs.15000 per month

 

2. “ we will guaranty minimum wages for contract workers” Minimum wages already legally guaranteed for contract workers

We demand “Same wages and other benefits to contract workers as regular workers for same and similar work”

 

3. “ we will have tripartite consultations before labour law amendments”

 

Scrapping of all anti worker labour law amendments both proposed by the centre and enacted by some  state governments, such as Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh which imposes slavery

Labour laws should be amended to expand coverage and improving labour rights.

‘we demand Withdrawal of the prime ministers’ office directive to the states for labour law amendments in line of Rajasthan government

 

4. “social security coverage for ‘volunteers’ such as anganwadi, asha and mid day meal workers under consideration”

 

We demand

Regularisation, minimum wages and pension for all scheme workers as per the decision of the 45th ILC

No cut in budget for the schemes including ICDS, NHM, MDMS and MNREGA, full budgetary allocation for the schemes

 

 

5. Will enhance the bonus ceiling to rs.21,000 and rs.7000’

 

Remove all ceilings for bonus and gratuity payment, upward revision of gratuity calculation

 

6. Government claims of arresting the price rise

 

We demand

Arrest price rise

Universalise public distribution system and

Ban speculation of food items

 

7.         NOTHING TO OFFER WE DEMAND EMPLOYMENT FOR ALL

 

8. NOTHING TO OFFER WE DEMAND STOPPAGE OF DISINVESTMENT OF PSUS

 

9. NOTHING TO OFFER WE DEMAND WITHDRAWAL OF LAND ACQUISITION AMENDMENT BILL

 

10. NOTHING TO OFFER WE DEMAND NO FDI IN RAILWAYS, INSURANCE AND DEFENCE

 

11. NOTHING TO OFFER WE DEMAND RATIFICATION OF ILO CONVENTIONS 87&98

 

12. NOTHING TO OFFER WE DEMAND ASSURED PENSION NOT LESS THAN RS.3000

 

13. NOTHING TO OFFER WE DEMAND UNIVERSAL SOCIAL SECURITY FOR ALL

 

14. NOTHING TO OFFER WE DEMAND STRICT IMPLEMENTATION OF LABOUR LAWS