Commotion reported at OFK during meet with Addl GM

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 Apr 2018 11:02:36



Staff Reporter

Commotion created at administrative block of Ordnance Factory Khamaria (OFK) when employees’ representatives held a heated argument with a Joint General Manager for misbehaviour and video recording of their meeting with Additional GM. The incident took place when a delegation of leaders from Labour Union, Kamgar Union and Suraksha Karmchari Union reached to meet Additional General Manager, Haldar over the issue of curtailing their overtime.
Senior employees’ leaders informed that they reached to meet the Additional GM, Haldar for discussing the issue of overtime curtailment where Joint General Manager (Planning), A. K. Patel entered the room and misbehaved with the leaders. They expressed their agitation for their insult when Joint GM started video recording of their agitation and forced him to stop the recording. Meanwhile, Additional GM, Haldar also directed the Joint GM for leaving the room but he continued interrupting the meeting and insulting the
union leaders.

In a bid to stop video recording some of the leaders tried to manhandle the Joint GM and staged a massive demonstration near the administrative building. The agitation was started at around 11 am and was continued till 1:30 pm. Thereafter, In-charge General Manager, B P Mishra called the representatives of unions and associations for a meeting and assured them for taking action after an inquiry into the incident. Employees’ representatives have pressed demand for immediate transfer of Joint GM, A K Patel and declared for staging a massive protest in coming days to press their demand of 54-hours overtime. It was declared the employees will be gathered in the factory and will stage Gherao of Senior General Manager’s residence, on Tuesday evening.