As per the decision already taken by the BSNL Corporate Office, on the issue of changing union membership, the BSNL Corporate Office has issued letter yesterday the, 3rd June, 2020. According to this letter, the option to change union membership (deduction of subscription) will be allowed from 16.06.2020 to 15.07.2020. All circle and district secretaries are requested to kindly make note of this and to take the needful action. It is also informed that the next process to change union membership, by way of submitting option, will take place only next year, i.e., between 16th June, to 15th July, 2021.
Based on the agreement already reached between the Staff Side and the Management Side, BSNL Corporate Office has issued letter for Change of Designations to the left out Non-Executive cadres. However, the agreement reached in the Committee, in respect of left out Group D cadres, in the pay scales from NE-1 to NE-3, has not been agreed by the Management Committee, despite BSNLEU’s taking up this issue strongly with the CMD BSNL. In respect of these left out Group D cadres, once again discussion will take place in the Joint Committee for Change of Designations.
BSNLEU has been demanding that the Welfare Board meeting should be held, since it was not held for a very long time. BSNLEU wrote to the CMD BSNL, demanding to hold the meeting. The representatives of BSNLEU met the CMD BSNL, and insisted that Welfare Board meeting should be conducted early. The CMD BSNL agreed to hold the same. Again GS, BSNLEU, met Shri S.K.Sinha, GM(Admn.) and insisted to issue the notification expeditiously, for holding the Welfare Board meeting. Finally, the Corporate Office has issued the notification today, to hold the meeting on 03-08-2018. CHQ requests all the circle secretaries and CHQ office bearers to send items, to be included in the agenda of the meeting.
After much persuasion by the Union, the Corporate Office has finally issued letter for constituting Joint Committee for wage negotiation. The Recognised Unions are told to give their nominees for the Joint Committee.
In the ongoing COVID-19 scenario, it will be difficult for the patients to consult the doctors and get new prescriptions for their treatments. Considering this difficulty, the Corporate Office has issued letter, wherein it is stated that, outdoor treatment claims, which are not older than 6 months would be permitted.
Corporate Office has issued revised letter today, conveying it’s approval for the sanctioning of Special Casual Leave to the Central Office bearers, Circle Secretaries and District Secretaries, attending the forthcoming Extended Central Executive Committee meeting to be held at Pune. In the earlier letter, approval for the district secretaries was missing. This has been corrected now.