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DOP Instructions regarding Strike of 10th August 2022

Department of Posts issued Instructions to all Heads of Circles regarding one Day Nationwide Strike on 10th August 2022

No. SR-08/07/2022-SR Gl
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi-110001
Dated: 09/08/2022

To

All Heads of Postal Circles / Regions,

Subject : Notice for One day Nationwide Postal Strike on 10/08/2022 by NFPE.

Sir,

I am directed to inform that a Notice was given by the Postal Joint Council of Action (PJCA) consisting the FNPO, NFPE and AISBCEU to go on one day Nationwide Strike on 10/08/2022. To discuss their charter of demands, a High-level meeting with the representatives of Postal Joint Council of Action ( PJCA) consisting the FNPO, NFPE and AISBCEU held in 05.08.2022 and the Minutes of the meeting has been issued on 08.08.2022. After the issue of minutes, the FNPO and AISBCEU have deferred their strike but NFPE stuck to their decision to go on strike on 10th August 2022.

2. In this regard, it is to bring to kind notice that the instructions issued by the Department of Personnel & Training prohibit the government servants from participating in any from to stike including mass casual leave, go slow etc. or any action that abets any from of strike in violation of Rule 7 of the CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964. Besides, in accordance with the provision to Rule 17 (1) of the Fundamental Rules, pay and allowances are not admissible to an employee for his/her absence from duty without any authority. The Supreme Court has also agreed in several judgments that going on strike is a grave misconduct under the Conduct Rules and that misconduct by the Government employees is required to be dealt with in accordance with the law. Any employee going on strike in any from would face the consequences which, beside deduction of wages, may also include appropriate disciplinary action. In this connection, attention is also invite to DOP&T’s O.M. No. 33012/1(s)/2008-Estt (B) (pt) dated 12th September, 2008.

3. In view of the above, it is requested that aforesaid instructions under Conduct Rules issued by the DOP&T and other regulations upheld by the Hon’ble Supreme Court may, therefore, be suitably informed to the Central Government employees working in the Circles. Necessary instructions not to sanction Special Casual Leave or other kind of leave to employees if applied for, during the period of proposed strike/dharna/demonstration and insured that the willing employees are allowed hindrance – free entry into the office premises may be issued. Necessary steps may also be taken as per the instructions issued under Contingency Plan vide this office letter No. 08-01/2019-SR dated 03.05.2019 for handling the strike/dharna/demonstration situation. The GDS may also be invited action in terms of provisions contained in GDS (Service and Conduct), Rules. The staff may also be apprised of the fact that the Department is committed to consider the issues raised by federation within the framework of the existing rules and instructions of the Government of India/Department of Posts.

4. This may please be given wide circulation at all levels. The receipt of this letter may also be acknowledged.

Enclosed: As above.

Yours faithfully

(Sushil Bhushan)
Director (SR & Legal)

Copy for necessary action to:
1. AS & FA/ Sr. DDG PAF.
2. Director Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy, Kamla Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad – 201002, (U.P.).
3. CGM BD/Parcel, PLI Directorate
4. Secretary (PSB)/ All DDGs.
5. All Directors, Postal Training Centres.
6. All Directors/Dy. Directors of Accounts (Postal).

Copy for information to:
Sr. PPS to Secretary (Posts)/ DG (Posts)/ PPSs to all Members.

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Meeting Notice by DOP – On 10th August Strike

One day Strike on 10th August 2022 call given by the PJCA in support of their points charter of demands – Meeting Notice

No. 08/07/2022-SR
Government of India
Ministry of Comunications
Department of Posts

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110001
Dated 2nd August 2022

Subject: One day Strike on 10.08.2022 call given by the Postal Joint Council of Action (PJCA) NFPE, FNPO, in support of their points charter of demands.

Meeting Notice

A meeting is scheduled at 10:30 AM in KR murthy Room, 2nd Floor Dak Bhawan, New Delhi on 05.08.2022 with Secretary General of NFPE and FNPO, in connection with proposed Postal Joint Council of Action (PJCA) Strike on 10.08.2022. The meeting will be chaired by DGPS.

2. All Concerned are requested to make it convenient to attend the above meeting alongwith five to six members to their respective Federation, so that, issues raised in support of their points charter of demands may be discussed for resolving them in amicable manner.

Nahar Singh Meena
ADG (SR & Legal)

To
Secretary General of NFPE and FNPO

Copy to: GA section to make necessary arrangments.

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Two Days Nationwide Strike – Appeal by Secretary (Posts)

Two Days Nationwide Strike - Appeal by Secretary (Posts)

Kindly find enclosed herewith an Appeal dated 23.02.2022 to all employees of Department of Posts from Secretary (Posts)

File No. 08-02/2022-SR
Government of India
Department of Posts
(SR Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110001
Dated: 24/03/2022

To

All Heads of Postal Circles

Subject: Two days Nationwide strike on 28/03/2022 & 29/03/2022- reg.

Sir,

Kindly find enclosed herewith an Appeal dated 23.02.2022 to all employees of Department of Posts from Secretary (Posts). The undersigned is directed to request you to circulate the Appeal to all the employees in your Circle.

Yours faithfully,
(N.S. Meena)
ADG(SR&Legal)

Copy to:
1. Director, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy, Kamla Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad – 201002, (U.P.)
2. Secretary (PSB)/CGM (PLI)/CGM (BD&M)/All DDGs/CE (Civil) for information and necessary action.
3. All Directors, Postal Training Centres.
4. Directors Foreign Mails, chennai, Kolkata and Delhi.
5. AIl Directors/Dy. Directors of Accounts (Postal).

Copy for information to: –
1. Sr. PPS to Secretary (Posts)/DGPs
2. PPS to Addl. DG (Coordination)
3. PPSs to All Members of PSB

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CONFEDERATION’S PRESS STATEMENT Dated 8th January, 2020

PRESS STATEMENT
Dated 8th January, 2020
             About thirteen (13) lakhs Central Govt. Employees participated in the nationwide one day strike on 8th January 2020 as per the call given by Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers.  The main demand of the strike is “Scrap New Contributory Pension Scheme (NPS) & Restore Old defined Pension Scheme (OPS)”.  The strike is also to express the anger and protest of the Central Government employees and Pensioners against the neo-liberal policies being implemented by the Central Government in the Central Government services, as a result of which the job security, wage structure, social security and the trade union rights of the employees are in danger. None of the 10 points Charter of Demands submitted to the Government by Confederation are settled.
             In Postal department about four and half lakhs employees participated in the strike all over the country. 1,55,000 Post Offices and about 400 RMS offices remained closed.  Gramin Dak Sevaks of rural post offices also went on strike. Delivery work also affected as Postmen joined the strike.
             In Income Tax Department the strike is total in all the States.  Work of all Income Tax Offices came to a standstill. Employees of Audit & Accounts department, Civil Accounts, Atomic Energy, Geological Survey of India, Customs and Central Excise, Survey of India, Botanical Survey of India, Postal Accounts, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Printing and Stationery, Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), AGMARK, Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), Medical Stores Depots, Film Division of India, Indian Council for Medical Research, Indian Council for Agricultural Research, Central Food Processing Laboratory, Census Department, National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO), Defence Accounts, Rehabilitation Department, Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Canteen Employees, Institute of Physics, LNCPE, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Passport Department, Zoological survey of India, Patent Office, Central Drug Laboratory, NADMO, National Library, Marketing Inspection, Commercial Intelligence, Homeopathy Department, Archeological Survey of India and various other autonomous and Scientific Research Institutions participated in the nationwide strike.
             Strike is near total in Kerala, West Bengal, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Odisha, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Assam, North Eastern States including Tripura.  70 to 80% participation in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.  60 to 70% strike in Uttarakhand, Bihar, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Gujrat and J & K.
             Solidarity demonstrations and dharnas are conducted by Central Government Pensioners Organizastions in various states.
             National Secretariat of the Confederation thanked and congratulated the Central Government employees for their massive participation and for making the one day nationwide strike a resounding success.
                                                                     
      M.Krishnan
                                                                     Secretary General
                                                                         Confederation
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Email: mkrishnan6854@gmail.com
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DOPT Instruction : Not to sanction any kind of leave to CG Employees for All India Strike on 8th Jan 2020

All India Strike proposed on 08-01-2020 – Instructions under Conduct Rules: DoPT Order
MOST IMMEDIATE
OUT TODAY
No C-45018/1/2017-Vig.
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi,
The 6th January, 2020.
Subject: All India Strike proposed on January 8, 2020 – Instructions under CCS (Conduct Rules), 1964 – Regarding
It has been brought to the notice of the Government that the Central Trade Union (CTUs). except Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh. and their affiliates in different sectors are mobilizing workers/employees for their proposed nationwide general strike on January 8. 2020. The strike is mainly to protest against Union Government’s labour reforms. FDI. disinvestment. corporation and privatization polices and to press for 12 — point common demands of the working class relating to minimum wage and social security, among others.
2. The instructions issued by the Department of Personnel and ‘Training prohibit the Government servants from participating in any form of strike including mass casual leave. go slow etc. or any action that abet any form of strike/protest in violation of Rule 7 of the CCS (Conduct) Rules. 1964. Besides, in accordance with the proviso to Rule 17(1) of the Fundamental Rules. pay and allowances is not admissible to an employee for his absence from duty without any authority. As to the concomitant rights of an Association after it is formed, they cannot be different from the rights which can be claimed by the individual members of which the Association is composed. It follows that the right to form an Association does not include any guaranteed right to strike/protest. There is no statutory provision empowering the employees to go on strike. The Supreme Court has also agreed in several judgments that going on a strike is a grave misconduct under the Conduct Rules and that misconduct by the Government employees is required to be dealt with in accordance with law. Any employee going on strike in any form would face the consequences which. besides deduction of wages, may also include appropriate disciplinary action. Kind attention of all employees of this Department is also drawn to this Department’s O.M. No.33012/1/(s)/2008-Estt.(B) dated 12.9.2008, on the subject for strict compliance (enclosed as Annexure-A).
3. All officers are requested that the above instructions may be brought to the notice of the employees working under their control. All officers are also requested not to sanction Casual Leave or any other kind of leave to the officers and employees, if applied for. during the period of proposed strike, and ensure that the willing employees are allowed hindrance free entry into the office premises.
4. In case employees go on strike all Divisional Heads are requested to forward a report indicating the number and details of employees. who are absent from duty on the day of strike. 1.e., 08.01.2020.
Sd/-
(Brij Mohan)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
011-23092982
Source: [http://documents.doptcirculars.nic.in/D2/D02adm/strike_0801NRU2g.pdf]