Com. V.A.N.Namboodiri, President, BSNLCCWF met Shri Anupam Shrivastava, CMD BSNL today, 18th October 2016, and pointed out the extreme pitiable condition of the casual and contract workers in UP(East) Circle, where none of the labour laws and CMD orders with regards the Minimum Wages, EPF, ESI etc. are implemented despite many representation. He also handed over the hundreds of Post Cards / letters sent by individual casual contract workers from UP(East), which exposed the statement of the UP(East) management that all orders are being implemented. CMD assured that suitable actions, including cancellation of licence of the licences of the contractors will be done, if the labour laws and corporate office instructions are not implemented.
Com.Namboodiri handed over the new VDA orders dated 30-09-2016 and the Gazette Notification proposing increase of the daily wages to Rs. 350 for the unskilled at C Class cities and other rates at semi-skilled/skilled and for A,/B class cities. The final orders are expected to be issued by the CLC by first November. Com.Namboodiri requested that the orders when issued may be implemented with out any delay.