Massive Demonstration” held by SWRMU on 11.03.2016
As per the clarion call given by NJCA and AIRF, the South Western Railway Mazdoor Union (SWRMU) has held massive demonstrations at all Unit levels and in front of DRM Offices, CWM offices at Hubballi, Bengaluru, and Mysuru divisions & GM’s Office at Hubballi.
More than 3000 employees from UBL division, UBL Workshop, UBL Stores, HQ Branch participated apart from all the Branch Office Bearers, Division and Zonal office bearers at UBL.
Addressing the rally at Hubballi, General Secretary Com.Dr.A.M.D’Cruz, urged the Central Government to resolve the pending 26-charter of demands by by holding meaningful negotiation with the Staff Side, JCM much before in the intervening period from now to the date of serving strike notice, so that a settlement could be reached on the charter of demands raised by the staff side in the interest of industrial harmony, the burning issues being : – Scrapping of retrograded recommendations of the VII CPC, fixing minimum pay at Rs.26,000/-, scrapping of National Pension Scheme, revise pay matrix, family pension to be 50% of last pay, restore all allowances, etc.
Thereafter, the undersigned submitted Memorandum to General Manager/SWR, with a request to forward the same to Cabinet Secretary/Govt of India, for his information and necessary action so that a negotiated settlement can be reached on our charter of demands by effective intervention of the Government and avoid an otherwise inevitable confrontation.
At Bengaluru division demonstration was led by Com.K.V.Raghavendra, DS/Bengaluru & other divisional office bearers were more than 1500 members participated and Mysuru division was led by Com.S.Noor Mohammed, DS/Mysuru and team of divisional office bearers were more than 1000 members participated in the massive rally.Similarly, at Mysuru Workshop Com.T.D.Anil Kumar, Secretary/MYSS led the demonstration with branch office bearers were 1500 employees participated in the massive demonstration and pledged their support in favour of strike. Memorandum was submitted to DRM’s of SBC & MYS divisions & CWM/MYSS.
Copy of Memorandum & Photos is enclosed herewith for your kind information.