A Convention of BSNL Casual and Contract workers was held at Palakkad on 13-02-2016 at the Union Office participated by more than 300 workers. It was presided over by Com. Chandrasekharan, Dist. President, BSNLEU. Com. Sunil Kumar, District Secretary, CCLU welcomed all. Leaders of BSNLEU and CCLU were present.
Com.V.A.N.Namboodiri, President BSNLCCWF and Patron BSNLEU, while inaugurating the Convention reported about the decisions of the Nagercoil AIC and the Charter of Demands submitted to the BSNL Management and the discussions taken so far. He congratulated the Kerala workers for the magnificent and militant struggle jointly organised by BSNLEU, SNEA and CCLU against the corruption and anti-worker action of the former CGM Kerala and on the demands of the casual and contract workers. Com. K.Mohanan, Circle Secretary BSNLEU and Circle President CCLU briefed the house about the latest developments after the struggle and the negotiations being conducted for increasing the wages etc. Coms. P.R.Parameswaran, DS BSNLEU, senior leaders V.Kesavan, T.S.Parameswaran, Ajit Kumar, Circle Vice-President CCLU and other leaders also addressed.
The Convention took decisions to strengthen the organisation by increasing the membership and focusing the issue of the workers. It also decided to actively participate in the Membership Verification to ensure maximum support to BSNLEU.