Monday, August 31, 2015
“ONE DAY MASS DHARNA”
In Support of All India General Strike by Central Trade Unions
On 2nd September, 2015
At TIRANGA PARK From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Followed by Public Meeting
All govt. employees are requested to join the programme and make it a grand success.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
New Delhi: The Seventh Pay Commission is likely to recommend the government to form a permanent pay panel to give recommendations to the government from time to time on issues pertaining to pay structure of central government employees.
The permanent pay panel would recommend regular salary hikes in keeping with the rate of inflation.
The formation of the permanent pay panel would help raise the salaries and allowances of central government officials and employees, an official of the pay panel said.
He added the permanent pay panel would recommend salary and allowance hikes in keeping with the rising inflation rate, which will be implemented by the government. “Then it will not be necessary to form a new commission during the next several years for central government employees.”
However, the Seventh Pay Commission got one month extension to submit its recommendations.
Accordingly it is expected to submit its report by the end of September. The time allotted for the commission ends this month.
The government appointed the Seventh Pay Commission on 28 February 2014 under chairman, Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur, with a time frame of 18 months to make its recommendations
“There are some data points that are missing, which we hope to get by this month end. We are trying to submit the report by 20 September,” the official of the pay panel also said.
The government’s salary bill will rise by 9.56% to Rs 1,00,619 crore with the implementation of the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission, according to a statement tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on August 12.
The recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission, is likely to be implemented in April, next year.
IN PURSUANCE TO PER 6TH PAY COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA HAS IMPLEMENTED MACP SCHEME W.E.F. 1/9/2008. AND, THE PREVIOUS ACP SCHEME WAS MADE AVAILABLE TO THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING THE EMPLOYEES OF KV, TILL 31/08/2008.
THUS AS PER ACP/MACP RULE AN LDC COMPLETED 12 YEARS SERVICE AS ON 31/08/2008 WOULD GET 1ST ACP WORTH RS 2400 GRADE PAY AND AN LDC COMPLETED 24 YEARS SERVICE ON THE STIPULATED DATE WILL GET RS. 4200 GRADE PAY. AND VARIOUS MINISTRIES/OFFICES OF GOVERNMENT OF INDIA HAS ALREADY IMPLEMENTED THIS ORDER TO THE EMPLOYEES SERVING THERE.
BUT IT SURPRISED TO NOTE THAT IN ORDER TO GET THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA’S AFORESAID ORDER IMPLEMENTED IN KV, KV STAFF HAS TO KNOCK THE DOOR OF COURTS. IN THIS RESPECT, A COPY OF THE LETTER SENT TO THE COMMISSIONER, KENDRIYA VIDHYALAYA BY THE KENDRIYA VIDHYALAYA NON-TEACHING STAFF ASSOCIATION, IS PLACED BELOW.
WE EXPECT THIS GENUINE DEMAND OF THE KV EMPLOYEE WILL BE ACCEPTED AND IMPLEMENTED IMMEDIATELY.
Monday, August 17, 2015
The extended Executive Committee Meeting of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands was held at Crusade House today (08.08.2015). The meeting decided to organise suitable programme on 2nd September, 2015 in support of the All India Strike organised by 11 Central Trade Unions including BMS, INTUC, CITU etc, to press its long pending 10-Point Charter of Demands. The Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers, New Delhi is also participating in the strike action for the settlement of 11-Point Charter of Demands of the Central Govt. employees.
The main demands of the Confederation include (i) Urgent measures to contain price-rise (ii) No ban on creation of posts and fill up vacant posts (iii) Universal social security cover for all workers, scrap New Pension Scheme and PFRDA (iv) Effect wage revision of Central Govt. Employees with effect from 1.1.2014, implement 5 year wage revision, Settle all anomalies of VI CPC. (v) Remove arbitrary ceiling of 5% in compassionate appointments, (vi) Ensure 5 promotions in the service career etc.
Earlier, the meeting decided to organise separate agitations for the settlement of long pending demands of teachers and clerical cadre employees. At the outset, the meeting adopted a condolence resolution on the sudden demise of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India and observed a 2-minute silence in his memory. H L Prasad, President presided over the meeting while TS Sreekumar, General Secretary, SN Mishra, Vice President, R.Rajendran, Organising Secretary and GP Mondal, Vice President of South Andaman Teachers’ Branch spoke in the meeting.
The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, Andaman and Nicobar Islands expressed concern over the transfer/posting of existing/newly promoted Personal Assistants of A & N Administration. Shri T.S.Sreekumar, General Secretary, Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, in a letter to the Secretary (Personnel), A & N Admn. drew the attention towards keeping in abeyance the transfer/posting order including the posting order of newly promoted Personal Assistants on “Administrative Reasons”. The Association pointed out that certain newly promoted Personal Assistants will be adversely affected sustaining financial losses as they are prevented from joining their promoted post.
The Association had requested the Secretary (Perl) to review the decision and issue the posting orders of the newly promoted Personal Assistants at the earliest.
The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association has expressed concern over the delay in awarding timely promotion of HGCs and Head Clerks in the AC Cadre of Andaman and Nicobar Administration. In a letter, addressed to the Secretary(Personnel), the Association has drawn attention towards a good number of HGCs and Head Clerks waiting for their promotion since a long period. It was also pointed out that in spite of clear cut vacancies in the post of Head Clerk and Office Superintendent, the promotion to these employees are delayed stating the reason of providing required training. It is a well known fact that the responsibility for conducting the required training lies with the Administration and it is a complete injustice that the promotions to these deserving employees are delayed stating such a reason.
The Association has also suggested for imparting training to Head Clerks on seniority basis and also providing a one-time exemption of regular promotion to the Office Superintendents who are on ad-hoc basis.
Monday, July 27, 2015
On 26th May, The day Modi Government at the Centre completed one year in office, Workers National Assembly at the Mavlankar Auditorium in the National Capital, New Delhi, in one voice condemned BJP-led NDA Government’s anti worker, anti-peasants, anti-people and pro-corporate, pro-MNC one year’s rule and declared country wide united protests and resistance through General Strike on 2nd September 2015 against these policies and to pursue 12 points charter of demands.
The unanimous declaration of the National Convention, organized by All the eleven Central Trade Unions and National Federations of Employees of all sectors and services condemned the Modi Government for bringing sweeping changes in the Land Acquisition Act permitting forcible acquisition of land from the farmers and drastically curbing farmer’s right to land and agricultural worker’s right to livelihood, bringing sweeping changes in the labour laws in favour of the employers, attack on the existing social securities like EPF, ESI benefits, cutting budgetary allocations to scheme which benefit the poor like MNREGA, dismantling of the Public Distribution System, disinvesting profit making public sector undertakings, Not implementing tripartite decisions of the successive Indian Labour Conferences (ILCs), Ignoring the 10 point demands submitted earlier by the Central Trade Union pending since UPA Government etc.
The Central Government Employees are the worst sufferers due to the policy offensives of the Government. No DA Merger, No Interim Relief, No retrospective date of effect to 7th CPC from 01.01.2014 as demanded by JCM Staff Side, refusal to include Gramin Dak Sewaks under 7th CPC, denial of revision of wages and regularization of casual labourers, non implementation of Cadre Restructuring agreement signed by Postal department and Postal federations, 5% condition on Compassionate appointment, non revision of bonus ceiling, non implementation of arbitration awards, non convening of JCM National Council are the one year balance sheet of the Modi Government in the Central Government employees sector. Over and above this, policy offensives like Task Force Committee Report on Postal Corporatisation, Bibek Debroy Committee Report on Railway privatisation, corporatisation of the 41 Ordinance factories in the defence sector, move to close down printing, stationery and publication department and Medical store depots, non filling up of vacancies, downsizing, outsourcing, contractrisation, privatisation, are also being implemented in an aggressive manner.
The atrocious attack on the working people of the country including Central Government employees should be combated resolutely. The anti worker character of the neo liberal policies and the capitalist class interest behind these policies must be thoroughly exposed. It is to resist and repulse these attacks on the working class that the united trade union movement gave a call for a country wide general strike on 2nd September 2015.
From 1991 onwards, when the Congress government started implementing these policies, Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers has been opposing it and had joined the main stream of the working class in resisting the onslaught of imperialist globalization policies. Confederation National Executive had decided to join the one day strike on 2nd September 2015.
This strike must act as a strong warning to the BJP-led Government that the working class of the country, which has a great history of struggles and sacrifices, is not going to let these attacks pass. We call upon the entire Central Government employees to join the strike en-masse and make it a grand success.
source: Confederation of Central govt. employees & worker, New Delhi