Bank's Board in its meeting held on 27.02.2014 approved Manpower Plan for 2014-15. which is as under:
POST NO. OF VACANCIES
Scale VII 12
Scale VI 29
Scale Vn 82
Scale IV 374
Scale III 1654
Scale II 2976+501(Tech.) = 3477
Scale I 3622+952(905 MTs+12 from MTs out of 2013-14+35 Tech.) = 4574
Government issued guidelines for Pay Fixation of Ex-servicemen Re-employed in Public Sector Banks on or after 01.01.2006.
For detailed guidelines Click http://aipnbsf.org/files/Annexure.pdf
UFBU met on 19th February, reviewed the impact of the two days strike and decided to chalk out further course of action based on the outcome of the meeting with IBA scheduled on 3rd March 2014.
For more details Click http://aipnbsf.org/files/Cir.%208_0.pdf
Two days All India Strike on 10th & 11th February 2014 a historic success; banking operations all over the country came to a stand still.
For more details Click http://aipnbsf.org/files/Circular%207_2014.pdf
In the talks/negotiations for 10th BPS held on 3rd March 2014, UFBU raised other issues like 5 day banking, regulated working hours, improvements in pension related issues including switch over from NPS to old pension scheme, housing and hospitalisation and also demanded adequate wage increase. IBA assured that these matters will be discussed with Finance Ministry on 5th instant and thereafter hold negotiations within 10 days.
For more details Click http://aipnbsf.org/files/Circular%20No.%209.pdf
In terms of clause 7 of the 9th Bipartite Settlement dated 27.04.2010 and clause 3 of the Joint Note dated 27.04.2010, the rate of Dearness Allowance payable to workmen and officer employees for the quarter February 2014 to April 2014 shall be 99.90% of ‘Pay’ against 96.15% of ‘Pay’ applicable for the previous quarter.
The IBA vide its letter HR & Industrial Relations No.CIR/HR&IR/G2/2013-14/8618 dated 06.01.2014 communicated that the Ministry of Finance, Government of India vide its letter F.No.4/8/22/2001-IR dated 19.02.2002 advised banks to take an appropriate decision with the approval of Bank's Board only in those cases where the officer/employee could not exercise option because he/she stood either dismissed or compulsorily retired as on 29.09.1995 but later on got reinstated either due to decision of the court or appellate authority. In case the incumbent has got full wages for the period of absence due to dismissal etc., such period will be counted as qualifying service for pension. In case the incumbent has not got the benefit of full wages, the period of absence will not be considered as qualifying service for pension. AII other requests received by the Bank for different reasons should not be accepted under any circumstances.
The IBA vide its letter HR & Industrial Relations No. CIR/HR&IR/G3/2013-14/8615 dated 06.01.2014 communicated that the Ministry of Finance, Government of India has enhanced the Ex-gratia amount being paid to (1) Surviving Pre 01.01.1986 retirees and (2) Surviving spouses of pre 01.01.1986 retirees based on the recommendations of IBA as below:
Surviving Pre 1.1.1986 retirees
Surviving spouses of Pre 1.1.1986 retirees
Rs.300/- plus applicable Dearness Relief thereon
Rs.1000/- fixed without applicable
Dearness Relief thereon
Rs.350/- plus applicable Dearness Relief thereon
Rs.175/- plus applicable Dearness
SC Imposes Cost of Rs. 50,000 and 6% Interest for Denial of Pension to an employee of Bank of Baroda who was awarded the punishment of 'Removal from Service with Superannuation Benefits'.
For more details refer to the order of Hon'ble Supreme Court on the Appeal preferred by Bank of Baroda.
For copy of order of Hon'ble Supreme Court Click http://aipnbsf.org/files/BOB-Dec2013-CRS.pdf