CITU delegation holds meet with BSP CEO to discuss pending demands of workers

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Apr 2018 11:19:36



Staff Reporter

HINDUSTAN Steel Employees Union (CITU) delegation met, CEO (BSP) M Ravi and discussed various pending local demands and also appealed to him for initiating necessary measures in the same context. The trade union leaders claimed that CEO M Ravi, agreed in principle regarding several key demands, and added that, he also expressed gratitude towards them for consideration of certain demands. Anurag Nagar, GM I/c (P&A), BSP was also present during the meeting. DBS Reddy, General Secretary, Hindustan Steel Employees Union (CITU), informed that in the course of meeting, the trade union office bearers pressed for their demands including continuation of medical and educational facilities to the wards of BSP employees who died untimely; extending half pay leave (HPL) facility on the basis of self certification; not including weekly off as casual leaves if availed in a sequence, and also for revision of incentive scheme, stating that the scheme was introduced decades ago, and that it is still in continuation without any necessary amendments.

He also informed that the trade union also demanded for increasing washing allowance for the fire brigade department personnel, as it is mandatory for them to report on duty in uniform.The wards of BSP employees are being granted Rs 185 as dress allowance up to Class-5, but it was not revised for decades. In the meeting the trade union leaders expressed their gratitude for necessary measures and separating the conditions regarding medically unfit employees. Apart from this, CITU leaders appealed to CEO M Ravi for separate meeting for presenting various demands concerning to Education Department and Housing Sections of BSP. They also demanded for inclusion of small departments of BSP in the purview of factory rules as the employees from these departments are facing certain difficulties regarding injury forms, and necessary facilities if they suffer the mishap. Reddy also informed that the trade union leaders further pressed demands for special separate meeting regarding production and productivity for conducive work environment after chalking out the strategy. They also discussed the necessity of direct interaction sessions with the employees from various departments of the plant, and also invited their suggestions. The trade union delegation comprised of S P Dey, DBS Reddy, Puran Verma, Rukham Singh, Taram, Venugopal, Ali Akbar, Hemant Jagam, Mithlesh Sahu, Rajesh Kumar Dewangan and others.