Lahore: PTCL All Trade Unions Conference (Feb 19, 2011): “Joint Declaration”

PTCL All Trade Unions Conference Joint Declaration:
Lahore: PTCL Unions have called on all PTCL workers to unite against the suspension of 600 PTCL union activists for raising the demand for wage increase. A protest camp will be organized in Islamabad on 23rd February and a nationwide movement will begin on 1st march. The meeting attended by all the main unions of PTCL met here in Lahore at a joint trade union conference held on 19th February.
The meeting of representative unions of PTCL was held on the call of Malik Maqbool Hussain, Secretary General Lines Staff Union. Representative unions of PTCL participated including delegation of Pakistan Telecommunication Employees Union CBA with Hasan Muhammad Rana Secretary General.
Delegations of Pakistan Labour Union led by Ammad-ul-Hasan Qureshi (Secretary General), Pakistan Telecommunication Mazdoor Dost Union led by Malik Habib-ur-Reman (Secretary General), Pakistan Telecommunication Company Lines Staff Union led by Muhammad Tariq Choudhry (Secretary General) took part in the meeting. Despite that Haji Parvaiz Akhtar, Secretary General Employees Democratic Union and Abdul Hameed, Secretary General Retired Pensioner Association were also present while Chairman Worker’s union Ghulam Sabir presided the meeting. All participants were in agreement to start movement immediately and passed a joint declaration as well.

Demands by PTCL Workers are:
1.      To retract all false and criminal cases against PTCL workers,
2.      To restore all sacked and suspended workers on jobs and take back show cause notices,
3.      To regularize the NCPG, daily wagers and contract workers according Prime Minister and Supreme Court’s orders,
4.      To give Eid bonus to PTCL workers according to profit ratio,
5.      To give workers 50 percent ad hoc allowance unconditionally and restore the channel of promotion,
6.      Quickly transfer government owned 12 percent shares to PTCL workers under Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Stock Option Scheme,
7.      To cancel PTCL privatization and renationalize it,
8.      To do audit of PTCL by the auditor general of Pakistan from privatization to until now,
9.      To give retired pensioners 15 percent increase along with medical pension according government announcement,
10.     We reject the end of outdoor and cycle allowance from linemen’s salaries,
11.     We reject to give NCPG on contract,
12.     We reject forced retirement

PTCL workers are facing crucial period and need to have support of everyone. 27 thousand innocent workers are looking for support to protect PTCL, a precious asset of Pakistan. This is the time to contribute to save PTCL.
Agreement by the attendees for next planning in the meeting:
1.      A protest camp will be set up in Islamabad on 23 February 2011,
2.      On March 1, 2011: to restore the snatched rights of workers a contact campaign will be      started throughout the Pakistan,
3.      Announced a committee contained 5 members to negotiate with the PTCL authorities,
4.      Announced that we will keep on fighting in coordination with other trade unions and civil society.

8 Comments


  1. god help all the worker who work for right of ptcl workeres and ptcl


  2. If you all the leaders are realy sencere with the workers then you all including zia etc should unite and fight to get the snached rights of the workers and save and restore their services.

  3. Sohail Ahmad says:

    All respectable leaders, we the workers of the ptcl are appreciate you on this step and we pray that almighty god help you.
    Good luck
    Sohail Ahmad
    Sweeper Chitral


  4. ASALAM O ALIKUM
    We employees are very happy for union is going to very good way. we are thankfull to Mr Afghan and his workers. fight together for our right


  5. assalam o alaikum
    we employees are very happy.union is taking bold step .but LALA hanif ,zia din and sanghee group were not participated. Tamam ptcl ki unions halal ki paidawar hain..


  6. Dear workers/leaders
    all pakistan is with you and praying for you about your success.jptcl management can,t face you.we respect your honor and appreciate you.
    In lahore fayyaz shah at egerton road office is very nice person.in all Pakistan suspension,show cause notices,terminate from services of all ptcl employees
    may God reinstate you all with back pays.


  7. A/O/A ALL PTCL BROTHERS
    THANKS FOR DEMAND OF PTCL WORKERS/RETIRED DEMAND .
    I HOPE THAT GOD WILL HELP IF ALL WORKERS FIGHT TOGATHER FOR HIS RIGHT.
    ALSO KEEP IN MIND THAT PTCL ARE PRAPARING NEW RULL FOR PENSION IN FUTURE IT WILL CREATE PROBLEM FOR ALL.
    MR NAEEM BUKHARI ADOCATE OF PTCL PRAPARED NEW RULL FOR PENSION GIVE COMMENTS RAGARDING PENSION RULL ,ON PTCLWORKERS WEBSITE IS AVAILABLE WHIS ISSUED BY PTET .
    THANKS


  8. ALL THE PENSIONERS SHOULD CO-OPERATE WITH THE movement & reject the new pension rules prepared by the board of trustees i.e PTET.

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