The Third all India Conference of the BSNL Casual and Contract Workers Federation (BSNLCCWF) held at Nagercoil on 3-4 October 2015 has called upon the workers to strengthen the organisation to enable it to continue its struggles for achievement of the long pending demands. Without a strong organisation, it is most difficult to compel the management to accede to our demands.
What is to be done?
While BSNLCCWF is very strong in a few circles, it is functioning well in many circles, there are still circles where either it is to be formed or is in the initial stage of forming. Workers are afraid of joining the association in some other places. the message of the union and our efforts for settling the issues also have not reached in some other places. Hence it is necessary that the first step is to ensure that each and every SSA in the country should have the units of the BSNLCCWF. All India and Circle leaders should identify these SSAs and start meeting the workers in these places for formation of BSNLCCWF. Branches should be formed, subscription should be collected, issues should be taken with the BSNL Management and regular functioning should start.
In this effort, maximum help is required from the regular workers and their organisations. BSNL Employees Union, who has taken initiative for forming BSNLCCWF, is fully in support and its General Secretary Com.P.Abhimanyu, is the Vice-President of BSNLCCWF. In most of the circles the circle secretary of BSNLEU is the Circle president of BSNLCCWF. It should be in the same way in the SSAs also.
This process should start immediately. Within two months, by December 2015, we should be able to form the union in most of the places, it not every where. This is the first target and mission the All India Conference has given to us. Let us fulfill it. The mission has to be completed.