Friday, August 14, 2015

Observance of Black Badge Protest on 2nd September

Posted by Secretary General on 8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM with No comments

As decided in the Co-Ordination Meeting held on 26.07.2015 in New Delhi, a notice has been served yesterday to the Chairman, CBEC by the AICEIA regarding observance of Black Badge Protest by its members, in support of the Confederation's call of a day strike on 02.09.2015.

The Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers has given this Strike call on 02.09.2015 for its 11 points Charter of Demands.  The Charter of Demands is as under:-

 1.  Urgent measures for containing price-rise through universalisation of public distribution system and banning speculative trade in commodity market.

2.  (a) Containing unemployment through concrete measures for employment generation.

    (b) No ban on creation of new posts. Fill up all vacant posts.

3. (a) Strict enforcement of all basic labour laws without any exception or

    exemption and stringent punitive measure for violation for labour laws.

     Withdraw the anti-worker Labour Law Amendments

    (b) No labour reforms which are inimical to the interest of the workers.

4. (a) Universal social security cover for all workers

    (b) Scrap PFRDA Act and re-introduce the defined benefit statutory pension scheme.
5.  (a) Fix minimum wage with provisions of indexation.

    (b) Effect wage revision of the Central Government Employees from 01.01.2014 accepting memorandum of the staff side JCM; ensure 5-year wage revision in future; grant interim relief and merger of 100% of DA; Include Gramin Dak Sevaks within the ambit of 7th CPC. Settle all anomalies of 6th CPC.

6. (a) Stoppage of disinvestment in Central/State PSUs. Stoppage of contractrization in permanent perennial work and payment of same wage and benefits for contract workers as regular workers for same and similar work.

     (b) No outsourcing, contractrization, privatization of governmental functions; withdraw the proposed move to close down the printing presses, the publications, form stores and stationery departments and medical stores Depots; regularize the existing daily-rated/casual and contract workers and absorption of trained apprentices.

7. Removal of all ceilings on payment and eligibility of bonus, provident fund; increase the quantum of gratuity.

8. (a) Compulsory registration of trade unions within a period of 45 days from the date of submitting applications; and immediate ratification of ILO Convention C 87 and C 98.

(b) Revive the JCM functioning at all level as an effective negotiating forum for settlement of the demands of the Central Government Employees.

9. (a) Against FDI in Railways, Insurance and Defence.

    (b) No Privatization, PPP or FDI in Railways, Defence Establishment and no corporatization of Postal services.

10. Remove arbitrary ceiling on compassionate appointment.

11. Ensure five promotions in the serve career.

All AICEIA Branch and Circle General Secretaries are required to immediately serve Notice to respective Chief Commissioners or Commissioners, and start campaigning forthwith for making this  Black Badge Wearing Program a grand success.