12- Feb 2019:
AUAB rejects the proposal of the Management for deferring the salary for the month of February 2019. – AUAB also rejects the appeal of the Management to withdraw the strike.
A meeting between the AUAB and the BSNL Management was held today at 17.30 hrs. Shri Anupam Srivastava, CMD, BSNL, Ms.Sujatha.T |Ray, Director (HR & Finance) and Shri A.M.Gupta GM (SR) were present. From AUAB, Com.P.Abhimanyu, Convener, Com.Chandeswar Singh, Chairman, Com.K.Sebastin, GS, SNEA., Com. Prahlad Rai, GS, AIBSBNLEA, Com.Pathak, AGS, AIGETOA., Com.Suresh Kumar, GS, BSNL MS, Com.H.P.Singh, Dy. GS,BSNLOA and Com.S. Sivakumar, President, AIBSNLEA participated.. The CMD, BSNL explained the serious financial crisis being faced by the BSNL and appealed for the cooperation of the AUAB, for deferring payment of the salary for the month of February 2019. The AUAB representatives firmly rejected the request of the CMD, BSNL. They told in one voice that payment that the payment of salary of employees should not be deferred. Thereafter, the CMD, BSNL said that the 3 days strike called on by the AUAB from 18-02-2019 will be self-defeating and appealed to call off the strike.. The representatives of the AUAB rejected the appeal of the CMD, BSNL and reaffirmed that the strike will take place at any cost. They told the Management that the repeated assurances given by the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications are not implemented by DoT and that the strike will now take place successfully.. The AUAB told the HB Management in categorical term that there is no question of going back from the decision to go on strike.