ISLAMABAD:(APS)Oct 29,2015-An emergent meeting of the General Council of the CDA Mazdoor Union (CBA) was held under the Chairmanship of Ch.Muhammad Yaseen, General Secretary, Aurangzeb Khan,President of CBA Union and Raja Shakir Zaman Kiani, Chairman of the CBA today in the premises of CDA Headquarter office, G7/4, Islamabad.
In this meeting, Executive Members, Members of the CBA Committees, and employees of Directorates of Envcironment, Sanitation,Water Supply, MPO, Secretariat block,Parliament Lodges,Enforcement,DMA,Fire Brigade,Maintenance staff including female employees actively participated.
The gathering was addressed among others by CDA Mazdoor Union’s General Secretary, Ch.Muhammad Yaseen,President, Aurangzeb khan,Chairman, Shakir Zaman Kiani,Supreme Head Soofi Mahmood Ali, Haji Amir shah Kazmi,Izzat Khan,Ahmad Ali sherazi,Asad Mahmood,Haq Nawaz Abbasi,Waris Daleep,Malik Saleem.
Ch.Muhammad Yaseen, General Secretary, served a notice of ten days upon the Management for resolving the issues of employees created in the wake of implementation and promulgation of Local Government laws and with reference to recent elections in the Capital, said that he has been addressing,CDA Management,Government,Chairman, Senate,Leader of the Opposition and leaders of the various Political parties in the Parliament with regard to resolve of the CBA Union. Neither such reservations of the workers were removed nor any legal coverage was provided to the benefits available and accrued to the employees by way of bilateral negotiations with the Management and the CBA Union. He said that we believe in democracy and have emerged through secret ballot. In the wake of Local Government Laws, the rights of the employees are being infringed by division of the CDA and shall continue to work for the betterment of the employees and their children. Elected members be given proper representation I the CDA Board and CBA shall not be ignored in any manner while the Management ought to implement the settlements arrived at with the CBA Union. The problems of Daily-wage,Muster roll including over-age employees, be resolved while rights of Sanitation Directorate shall be allowed to be usurped. They be prvided sheds on the work place/Site offices. In the event of shortage of staff and its completion, CDA employees’ sons be employed on about 2200 vacancies presently available.
On the above lines, CDA Management was served with a ten days notice or resolution of above disputes and request the Government not to divide the CDA and we believe in peaceful negotiations and this may not be treated our weakness in any manner. In case the issues are not resolved within the said period, after consultation with the employees, further course of action shall be announced and if need be, Parliament house shall also be gheraoed. He wasrned the CDA Officers to mend their ways of life so as to serve the people in better atmosphere.
Pakistan Army is engaged in “Zarb-e-Azb” and we do not intend to disturb the industrial peace of the Capital and Institutions like CDA shall not be allowed to be weakened, because the employees have worked tirelessly for construction of Capital for the last many years. The employees are strong work force of this city and a not interested in any political saddle, neither I am negotiating for anything on this basis. He further said that he shall live and die with the CDA employees and some elements are working for the division of Capital, but the employees are united on one plateform and would reject any effort in this respect.