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......... An organisation born with the ideals of Trade Union democracy and Unity & United struggle for the emancipation of GDS..
National Secretariat Members (CHQ Office Bearers)
General Secretaries of C-O-Cs.
CONFEDERATION NATIONAL SECRETARIAT CALLS UPON ENTIRE
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
Gramin Dak Sevaks and Casual/Contract Workers)
TO MOBILISE AND PARTICIPATE IN THE
2020 JANUARY 8th NATIONWIDE STRIKE
ORGANISE MASS DHARNA AND DEMONSTRATIONS AND RALLIES
AT ALL IMPORTANT CENTRES AND STATE/DISTRICT/
DIVISIONAL HEADQUARTERS ON 20th DECEMBER,
* Strike to be organised
on 10 points Charter of demands of Confederation (attached herewith) and also
the common demands of workers adopted in the National Convention of Workers.
* First and most
important demand to be emphasized is “SCRAP
NPS AND RESTORE OPS”.
* Each affiliated
organisation should independently chalkout intensive campaign programmes to
mobilise their entire membership to participate in the
strike. Campaign tour programmes of leaders of each affiliate should
be chalked out immediately. This is most important and urgent.
* Campaign tour
programmes of National Secretariat Members of Confederation will be published
* Draft copy of the
pamphlet to be distributed among all the Central Government employees will be
published in the Confederation website shortly. C-O-Cs and
Affiliates at state/district level to bring out pamphlets in respective
vernacular, with additions/modifications if necessary.
* State C-O-Cs should
publish Posters with Confederation Charter of demands.
* Strike notice along
with Charter of demands will be served on 12th December, 2019.
Central Headquarters will serve strike notice to Cabinet
Secretary. All Affiliated organisations should serve strike notice
to their respective Departmental heads. Copy of the strike notice
should be submitted to all lower level authorities also at
State/District/Divisional level with mass demonstrations and gate meetings.
organisations should send copy of the strike notice served by them to their
Departmental heads, to all their lower units and also publish the same in their
* State/District C-O-Cs
should plan their own campaign programmes and mobilisation meetings.
* Confederation Central
Headquarters has already written to the Secretary General of Confederation of
Central Government Gazetted Officers Organisation (CCGGOO) requesting to
participate in the 8th January 2020 strike.
* Message of the strike
and strike demands should reach each and every Central Govt. employee including
Gramin Dak Sevaks and Casual, Part-time contingent, daily-rated and Contract
* All Affiliates and
C-C-Cs should ensure maximum participation of Central Govt. employees in all
the campaign and mobilisation programmes of Joint Action Council of Central
Trade Unions and Independent Federations also.
* As in the past,
Government may issue circulars, threatening the employees who participate in
the strike. Ignore all such circulars and join the strike with
courage and determination. Don’t believe in rumours. All
information related to the strike will be published in Confederation website
* Mass dharna at all
important centres and also at State/District/Divisional headquarters may be
organised on 20th December 2019, with maximum participation of Central Govt.
* Give maximum publicity
through local media, social media and websites. Send photos and
reports by whatsapp or Email to Confederation Headquarters.
* Central Government
Pensioners Associations may be requested to particpate in all mobilisation
programmes and also to organise solidarity programme on 8th January, 2020.
all our existing benefits and rights are achieved through struggles and
sacrifices only. No strike action will go in vain. No
sacrifice will go in vain. We will fight and we will win.
II. National Conference of
Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers:
informed to all in the Circular dated 01-08-2019, the next National Conference
of Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers will be held at
NAGPUR (Maharashtra) on 07-02-2020 and 08-02-2020 (7th & 8th February 2020;
Friday and Saturday). Delegate fee per head is Rs.1,000/- (Rs. One
thousand only). In addition to delegates, visitors are also allowed
to attend the Conference on payment of Rs.1,000/- (Rs. One thousand only) per
Affiliated organisations and C-O-Cs are requested to ensure maximum
participation of delegates and visitors in the National Conference, including
maximum Lady delegates and visitors.
the travel tickets of the delegates and visitors well in
advance. Last minute, confirmed tickets will not be available.
Vidharbha Region, Maharashtra, Nagpur, is hosting the National
Conference. Contact Number: Com: Nilesh D Nasare, General Secretary,
C-O-C, Vidarbha Region, Nagpur & All India Organising Secretary,
Confederation CHQ, Mob: 09850354898.
Committee of the Confederation will be re-constituted in the Conference and New
Office Bearers will be elected.
and mobile numbers of leaders, delegates and visitors attending the National
Conference may be intimated to the Reception Committee on or before
31-12-2019. This is required for arranging accommodation.
Mumbai, C-O-C Nagpur and nearby states C-O-Cs may ensure participation of more
notice of the National Conference will be issued shortly.
Delegates and Quota Remittance:
eligible delegates of each Affiliated organisation and C-O-C is decided based
on the quota remitted. The National Secretariat meeting of
Confederation held at Hyderabad on 19th October 2019, has decided that the
subscription/quota dues list of affiliates will be placed in the Comnfederation
website by the Financial Secretary shortly and all will be once again
asked to pay out the arrears by 20-12-2019. On the basis of
remittances received thereupon, voting rights will be compiled and exhibited in
number of Com.Vrigu Bhattacharjee, Financial Secretary, Confederation CHQ -
09868520926 and 09013163804.
Affiliated organisations and C-O-Cs are once again requested to remit the
subscription/quota dues on or before 20-12-2019 without fail and
ensure participation of maximum delegates and visitors in the National
LET US MEET AT NAGPUR AFTER THE HISTORIC 2020 JANUARY
LET US STRENGHTEN OUR UNITY FURTHER.
UNITY FOR STRUGGLE AND STRUGGLE FOR UNITY.
10 POINTS CHARTER OF DEMANDS OF CONFEDERATION
1. Scrap New Contributory Pension
scheme (NPS). Restore Old defined benefit Pension Scheme (OPS)
to all employees. Guarantee 50% of the last pay drawn as Minimum
2. Honour assurance given by Group of
Ministers (GoM) to NJCA leaders on 30-06-2016. Increase Minimum Pay
and Fitment formula. Withdraw the proposed move to modify the
existing time-tested methodology for calculation of Minimum
wage. Grant HRA arrears from 01-01-2016. Withdraw “Very
Good” bench mark for MACP, Grant promotional heirarchy and date of
effect from 01-01-2006. Grant Option-I parity recommended by 7th CPC
to all Central Govt. Pensioners. Settle all anomalies
arising out of 7th CPC implementation.
3. Stop corporatisation/privatisation
of Railways, Defence and Postal Departments. Withdraw closure orders
of Govt. of India Printing Presses. Stop proposed move to close down
Salt Department. Stop closure of Govt. establishments and
4. Fill up all six lakhs vacant posts
in the Central Government Departments in a time bound
manner. Reintroduce Regional Recruitment for Group B & C posts.
5. (a) Regularisation
of Gramin Dak Sevaks and grant of Civil servant status. Implement
remaining positive recommendations of Kamalesh Chandra Committee report.
all casual and contract workers including those joined on or after 01-09-1993.
6. Ensure equal pay for equal work
for all. Remove disparity in pay scales between Central Secretariat
staff and similarly placed staff working in field units of various departments.
7. Implement 7th CPC Wage Revision
and Pension revision of remaining Autonomous bodies. Ensure payment
of arrears without further delay. Grant Bonus to Autonomous body
employees pending from 2016-17 onwards.
8. Remove 5% condition imposed on compassionate
appointments. Grant appointment in all eligible cases.
9. Grant five time bound promotions
to all Group B & C employees. Complete Cadre Review in all departments
within a time-frame.
10. (a) Withdraw the
anti-worker wage/labour codes and other anti-worker Labour
reforms. Stop attack on trade union rights. Ensure prompt
functioning of various negotiating forums under the JCM Scheme at all levels.
the draconian FR 56 (j) and Rule 48 of CCS (Pension Rules 1972.