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Comrades V.A.N.Namboodiri, President and Animesh Mitra, Secretary General, BSNLCCWF met the Chief Labour Commissioner Shri Anil Kumar Nayak today, 27th October 2016, and presented  the issues of the casual and contract Labour in BSNL. The  representatives of the Federation brought to the notice of the CLC that neither minimum wages are being paid, nor EPF and ESI  implemented in many places, despite clear government and CMD BSNL orders in this respect. CLC stated that he had issued instructions to the State labour commissioners in this respect earlier and will also send a reminder to ensure that the labor laws are got implemented. The case of implementing the Group D pay scales for the casual labour was also pointed out. . The representatives submitted their memorandum on the Gazette Notification on Minimum wage which proposed Rs. 350 per day. BSNLCCWF demanded Rs.650 per day and also upgradation of categories considering the number of years etc. CLC gave a patient hearing to the representatives.