Forum of BSNL Unions/Associations today served notice for trade union actions on 78.2% IDA merger w.e.f 01.01.2007 as per the agreement signed between the BSNL Mgt and BSNL Unions/Associations on 12.06.2012.
1) Demonstrations on 22.05.2013.
2) Dharna on 05.06.2013.
3) Indefinite Strike from 12.06.2013 onwards.
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Meeting with CMD/BSNL: GS, President and AGS Com V M Wankhade met CMD/BSNL and discussed the following issues:
a) 78.2% IDA merger with basic w.e.f 01.01.2007: Assn informed CMD about the meeting took place on 16.05.2013 with Secretary/BRPSE and the stand of BRPSE on this issue. Further we requested CMD to take up the matter with Secretary, DoT for approval of the same. CMD informed that he had already taken up the matter with Secretary, DoT and further he will speak to Secretary in this regard for early settlement.
b) Membership verification among Executive Associations: We very strongly demanded the membership verification among Executive Associations and requested CMD to expedite the verification process. CMD informed us that Management has already taken a decision to conduct membership verification among the Executives Association and the process will be started shortly. Immediately CMD directed DIR(HR) to expedite the process of membership verification. Comrades throughout the country should get ready for the membership verification in the shortest time.