19 October, 2015:Massive Dharna demanding PLI (Bonus).
Massive dharnas were organized in Circes / SSAs demanding payment of Productivity Linked Incentive (PLI) / Bonus to the BSNL employees and executives. The programme was organized as per the call of the Forum of BSNL Unions & Associations.
At the Corporate Office premises, New Delhi, the dharna was participated by more than 500 employees. In addition from NTR and Corporate Office, comrades came in large numbers from Haryana and UP (West). The dharna was inaugurated by Com. V.A.N. Namboodiri, Patron, BSNLEU and was addressed by General Secretaries and Circle Secretaries of Unions and Associations. Com. Balbir Singh, President, BSNLEU, Com. K.G. Jayaraj, General Secretary, AIBDPA, Com. Islam Ahmed, President, NFTE, Com. Prahlad Rai, General Secretary, AIBSNLEA, Com. Aravind Dahiya, Joint Secretary, SNEA(I), Com. Suresh Kumar, General Secretary, BSNLMS, Com. Gautam, Dy. General Secretary, SNATTA and other leaders addressed.
The Forum of BSNL Unions and Associations have demanded that Adhoc Bonus be paid immediately to the BSNL employees, since the discussion on the PLI (Productivity Linked Incentive) is still not completed. The Navaratri has already started and Vijaya Dashami, Puja is on 22-23 October 2015. There is no further time to discuss and decide. It is therefore important that Adhoc Bonus be paid immediately.
The Bonus or PLI should be paid to the casual and contract workers also, who are the lowest paid in BSNL.