Mass Demonstration at New Delhi on 28.04.2015: National Joint Council of Action – Protest to settle 10 Point Charter of Demands
You are all aware that the constituents of the National Council (JCM) representing the employees in Railways, Defence, Postal, Income Tax, Audit Departments etc., have jointly conducted a convention at New Delhi on 11.12.2014 and adopted a joint declaration demanding the central government to settle the Ten Point Charter of demands also against the anti workers policies.
Subsequently, National Joint Council of Action (NJCA) was formed at National level and Railway Federations have taken the responsibilities of forming Joint Council of Action at State level and District levels. Accordingly the employees were organised and conducted protest meetings demanding the Government of India to consider to settle the demands.
1. Effect wage revision of Central Government Employees from 01.01.2014 accepting the memorandum of the Staff Side JCM: ensure 5 year wage revision in future: grant Interim Relief and Merger of 100% of DA. Ensure submission of the 7th CPC report with the stipulated time frame of 18 months; include Gramin Dak Sevaks within the ambit of the 7th CPC. Settle all anomalies of the 6th CPC.
2. No Privatisation, PPP or FDI in Railways and Defence Establishments and no corporatisation of Defence Ordnance Factories and Posta Services.
3. No Ban on recruitment / creating of posts.
4. Scrap PFRDA Act and re-introduce the defined benefit statutory pension scheme.
5. No outsourcing; Contractorisation, Privatisation of government functions; withdraw the proposed move to close down the Printing presses; the publication, form store and stationery departments and Medical Stores Depots; regularise the existing daily rated/casual and contract workers and absorption of trained apprentices;
6. Revive the JCM Functioning at all levels as an effective negotiating forum for settlement of the demands of the Central Government Employees.
7. Remove the arbitrary ceiling on compassionate appointments.
8. No labour reforms which are inimical to the interest of the workers.
9. Remove the Bonus Ceiling.
10. Ensure five promotions in the service career.
Since, no response was reviewed from the Government of India to settle the demands, it was decided by the NJCA decided in its meeting to conduct a Mass Demonstration at New Delhi on 28.04.2015 at 09.00 Hrs by organising the Central Government Employees to participation in large numbers.