The AUAB resumes agitational programme – calls upon the employees to get
ready for strike:-
A meeting of the AUAB was held yesterday. General Secretaries / representatives
of BSNLEU, NFTE, SNEA, AIBSNLEA, AIGETOA, BSNL MS, ATM and BSNL OA
participated in the meeting. The meeting reviewed the progress in the
implementation of the assurances given by the Hon’ble Minister of State for
Communications on the demands.
The meeting expressed it’s severe disappointment that even after the lapse of 8
months, the DoT has not prepared the Cabinet Note, to get relaxation to BSNL, from
the affordability clause of the 3rd pay revision of BSNL staff. Further, the meeting
also observed that, the DoT has not taken any action for the implementation of the
other assurances given by the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications, such
as Pension Revision, Allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL and Payment of Pension
Contribution on the actual basic pay. The meeting came to the unanimous
conclusion to resume the agitational programme, including that of strike. Therefore,
the meeting called upon the employees to successfully organise the following
programme of action, with the view to mobilise the employees for a strike action.
1. Holding of press conferences at circle and district levels on 29-10-2018, and
explaining the demands, especially the anti-BSNL and pro-private policies of
2. Dharna at all levels on 30-10-2018.
3. Rallies at circle and districts levels on 14-11-2018.
4. Mobilise the employees for further serious struggles, including strike, if the
demands are not settled early.
CHQ calls upon the circle and district unions to immediately get into touch with the
other unions and associations, and organise the above mentioned programme
effectively. Through the above mentioned agitational programme, employees should
be prepared for the strike action.
The meeting authorized the General Secretaries of NFTE, SNEA and AIBSNLEA
to contact the leaders of NUBSNLW (FNTO) and SEWA BSNL to join AUAB for greater