Defence Employees Strike postponed – Resolution adopted by All India Defence Employees Federation
ALL INDIA DEFENCE EMPLOYEES FEDERATIONINDIAN NATIONAL DEFENCE WORKERS FEDERATIONBHARATIYA PRATIRAKSHA MAZDOOR SANGH
Camp: New DelhiDate:12/02/2014
Resolution adopted in the ioint meeting of the three recognised Federations (AIDEF INDWF&BPMS) in the meeting held on 12/2/2014 at New DelhiA Joint meeting of the 3 Federations to review the decision taken for an indefinite strike to be observed from 17/2/2014 by the 4 lakhs Defence Civilian Employees, on the wake of the negotiations held with the Addl.Secretary (A) MoD and the subsequent meeting held with the Hon’ble Defence Minister Shri.A.K.Antony on 06/2/2014. The following representatives participated in the meeting.
1) All India Defence Employees Federation
i) Shri.S.N.Pathak, President
ii) Shri.C.Srikumar, General Secretary
2) Indian National Defence Workers Federation
i) Shri.Gurudayal Singh, Sr. Vice President
ii)Shri.R.Srinivasan, General Secretary
3) Bharatiya Pratiraksha Mazdoor Sangh
i) Shri.Sadhu Singh, Organising Secretary
ii) Shri.Mukesh Kumar Singh, SecretaryThe meeting considered the assurances given in the negotiation by the MoD on the various strike demands duly recorded in the minutes of the meeting circulated Vide MoD ID No.19(5)/2013/D)JCM) Dtd: 07/02/2014 (copy enclosed) and passed the following resolution unanimously.ResolutionThe Joint meeting of the representatives of AIDEF, INDWF & BPMS held at New Delhi on 12/2/2014 has taken note of the spirit of discussion which has taken place in the negotiation held under the Chairmanship of Addl.Secretary(A) MoD and subsequently with the Hon’ble Defence Minister on 06/02/2014. The meeting expressed its satisfaction over the proactive steps taken by the Hon’ble Defence Minister Shri.A.K.Antony, Defence Secretary,Secretary(DP) and all senior officials of the MoD and Defence Finance in settling the genuine demands of the employees. The meeting has also noted about the assurance given by the MoD that regular meetings with the Federations and JCM would take place in future.
The meeting considered about the good will of the MoD and also the appeal made by the Addl. Secretary(A) to the Federations to withdraw the proposed indefinite strike and has unanimously resolved that to reciprocate the positiveness and goodwill shown by the Defence Ministry, it would be prudent to defer/postpone the indefinite strike proposed from 17/2/2014 till a joint review of the progress on the settlement of the charter of demands, as assured by the MoD by the Federations. Accordingly it was unanimously decided to inform the MoD about the decision of the postponement/deferment of the strike.The meeting thanked and congratulated the 4 lakhs Defence Civilian employees and all the affiliated unions of AIDEF, INDWF & BPMS and other unions who served the strike notice on the Govt. and started serious preparation and mobilisation for the success of the proposed indefinite Strike. The meeting also appealed to the Defence Civilian employees to remain united to achieve the demands which are agreed by the Ministry of Defence.
Source: All India Defence Employees Federation