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Forum of Executives / Non Executives urgent meeting on 24 or 26.9.2014 to discuss about latest trends / developments on MTNL - BSNL Merger
On invitation, GS TEPU attend the Open Session of the All India Conference of NFTE BSNL on 10.10.2014 at Jabalpur
LPF and other National Trade Union Centres
has called to observe National Protest Day all over the country, on 5.12.2014
JAC of BSNL Unions / Association's
Trade Union Programme of action

23.9.2014  DHARNA

30.9.2014  Two Hours walkout

One Day Strike in November 2014

JAC Calls for Dharna, Two Hour Walk and One Day Strike

National TU Centres call for Nationwide Programme

BSNL workers contribute a day's basic salary for rehabilitation of J&K flood victims

According to Press Reports, DOT is weighing options on listing/delisting of MTNL and then merging with BSNL

Another Press Report says that PM Sri Modi has decided not to merge MTNL & BSNL

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Trade Union Action by Non Executive Unions in BSNL

The JAC of the unions and associations of the Non-Executives has submitted a charter of demands to the Management on 09.04.2014. The management after a silence of two months, desired to discuss only with the rcognised unions. However, Management yielded to the pressured and on 27.6.2014 discussed the issues with all the unions of JAC. Opposing the deep slumber and wake up the management JAC Unions observed "Demands Day" on 07.8.2014, wearing Black Badge and conducting lunch hour demonstration. Even afterthis programme, Management remain unmoved resulting in the JAC to enter into the following course of Trade Union action:

DHARNA at Corporate Office, Circle and SSA levels on 23.9.2014
TWO HOURS walk out from 1100 hours to 1300 hours on 30.9.2014
                                              ONE DAY strike on November 2014 (date will be finalised and intimated later)

Intimation letter to the above programme has been submitted by Convener, JAC on 16.9.014.

Members are requested to gearup and implement the programme successfully.
National Trade Union Centres calls for Countrywide United Movement

National Convention of Workers was held on 15.9.2014 at Delhi held under the banner of National Trade Union Centres along with Inependent Federations and Unions from all sectors and service establishments. The convention expressed its deep concern at the unilateral move of  State Governments and Central Government to amend the labour laws. Finding that the proposed amendments will have serious and negative effect on working conditions including the Trade Union rights of workers, LPF,INTUC,CITU,AITUC,HMS,BMS,TUCC,  AIUTUC, SEWA,AICCTU,UTUC, has passed an Uninimous declaration.

The declaration has called upon all the unions / federations across the sectors and establishments to widen and consolidate the Unity at the grass root level and to prepre for countrywide united movement with the following programme:

September2014 & October 2014, State Level Joint Conventions. Where-ever possible to hold District & Plant level Joint Convention
                    National Protest Day on 5.12.2014 through massive Joint Demonstration at all State Capitals
BSNL Workers contribute a days basic salary to J&K Flood Victims

As unanimously decided in the meeting of FORUM of BSNL Unions / Associations of Executives & Non Executives in the meeting held at Delhi on 12.9.2014, BSNL workers are called upon to donate one day's basic salary to J&K relief fund to rehabilitate the people of J&K who faced worst disaster of floods and lost their properties. Request letter had been given to management to deduct from the salary payable on 1.10.2014
Press News

BSNL-MTNL Merger: Department of Telecom weighing options (Economic Times)

The telecom department (DoT) is considering either de-listing Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL) and then merging it into Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), or listing the latter and finalising a merger swap ratio based on the valuation of the two state-run telecom companies, with the first being the more likely option, top government officials told ET. Click here for full news
Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolls back BSNL, MTNL merger ( Deccan Chronicle)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided not to merge state-owned telecom firms MTNL and BSNL, a move that could well be termed as the first by the present NDA government to overturn a major decision of the previous UPA government. Click here for full news