Jul 30 (APP): The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) employees
Wednesday morning called off their strike after successful negotiations with the
to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked by Ismail M. Taha on behalf of
the PTCL management and nine representatives of Mutahidda Workers Alliance (MWA),
about 14 demands of the employees were met accordingly and the notification with
various other benefits to the workers was issued to regularize PTCL contractual
to the notification available with the APP, the fresh regularized employees
would be entitled to gratuity and pension under Employees Old Age Benefit
employees would deserve loan for house building, advance for motorcycle,
marriage grant and annual bonus. The salaries of contractual and regular
employees have been raised by 35 per cent after their successful negotiations
with the management.
contractual employees have been regularized while they will be given all fringe
benefits. This was decided at the negotiations to form a committee for increase
in salaries and this committee submitted its proposals to the government and the
PTCL management that were approved accordingly.
to the notification, the PTCL management agreed to confirm all the NCPG
employees under the company policy; EOBI pension will be arranged as EOBI laws;
superannuation age of employees will be 60 years; disciplinary proceedings will
be in accordance with PTCL regulations and labour laws.
death compensation will be given to NCPG employees as per prevailing policy;
gratuity equal to one month last drawn Basic Pay shall remain in force;
employees will be entitled for overtime at double the ordinary rate of basic
pay; House building and Motorcycle advances; Burial charges; Annual bonus;
Education grant; Allotment of PTCL quarters.
non-management employees shall get a Special Allowance equal to 35 percent of
the current basic pay.
workers’ representatives agreed to call off their strike immediately after the
agreement was signed and a notification was issued by the PTCL management.