Today the third round of talks with the Administration in the presence of Regional Labour Commissioner (Central), Delhi is again failed.
All Unions (AIPEU-GDS, AIGDSU, NUGDS, BEDEU & AIPEU Postmen & MTS) decided to continue the strike. Dear Comrades,
Red salute to all ………………….
Preliminary reports received by CHQ from the Circles, strike participation by GDS & Departmental employees is very high up to 95% in many Circles and mixed result in some circles. However, GDS participation is 100% in some places.
After issuing strike notice first round of talks with Administration took place on 18-05-2018 with the Addl. DG and other Senior officers of the Directorate was failed.
The second round of talks on 21-05-2018 with Administration viz., Secretary, Department of Posts, DG, Posts, Addl. DG & other Senior officers of the Directorate was also failed.
The third round of talks took place today (22-05-2018). The Regional Labour Commissioner (Central) called AIPEU GDS union and Department of Posts for a resolution on strike issue. Com.P.Pandurangarao, General Secretary, AIPEU-GDS & Com. Balwinder singh, Finance Secretary, AIPEU GrC (CHQ) attended. From Administration side Shri Tilak De, Addl, DG., Shri Shailendra Dashora, DDG (SR & L, VP), Mrs.Smriti Sharan , DDG (Estt) attended.
From Union side we have requested the Department to give a concrete assurance on the date of implementation of the GDS Committee. But the Officers requested to call off the strike. With this disagreement, our Union is decided to continue to the indefinite strike.
A proposal from the Regional Labour Commissioner (Central) to convene a meeting will all participant unions for discussion at 04.00pm. Com.R.N.Parashar, Secretary General, NFPE., Com. Santhosh Kumar Singh, Secretary General, BPEF., Com.D.B.Mohanty, General Secretary, AIPEU Postmen & MTS, General Secretaries viz., Com.P.Pandurangarao (AIPEU-GDS), Com.S.S.Mahadevaiah & Com.B.V.Rao (AIGDSU), Shri P.U.Muralidharan (NUGDS), Shri Sungandhi Kumar Mishra (BEDEU) attended. From Administration side Shri Tilak De., Addl DG., Shri Shailendra Dashora, DDG (SR & Legal, VP), Mrs.Smrithi Sharan, DDG (Estt) attended.
Discussion went on for two hours. But the Administration is not ready to give any assurance on the date of implementation of GDS Committee and some other questions raised by the unions.
With this disagreement, all Unions decided to continue their strike till the demand is settled.
The next meeting with Regional Labour Commissioner (Central) is adjourned to 24-05-2018 at 11.00 am.