Posted On - 01/04/2012
March 28 - Labour Court of Nepal directed to Indian Airlines to implement the supreme court decision by giving permanent appointment to 6 workers. If the desicision of Labour court is not implemented withing 45 days, Station Manager Indian airlines of Nepal should be paid 2500 as a penalty and imprisoned for 30 days according to the labour Act, 2048 of Nepal.
Workers of in Indian Airlines, the members of GEFONT affiliate Union of Trekking Travel Rafting and Airline workes (UNITRAV) had filed the application in Labour Office of Bagmati Zone for the permanent appointment of 39 workers who have been serving since 18 years in Indian airlines. Labour office directed Indian Airlines to give permanent appointment to all 39 workers who already had completed 240 days in continuous.
Challenging decisions made by Labour office and the Labour Court, on behalf of Indian Airlines, Manager Gautam Shaha had filed the writ petition in Supreme Court on August 26, 2008.
After two years, on June 29,2010; Division Banch of Supreme Court comprising of justice Khila Raj Regmi and Bharat Raj Upreti gave the verdict. The Court directed Indian Airlines office in Nepal to make permanent 39 workers who have been serving since 18 years.
But Indian Airlines gave appointed letter to only 28 workers, other 11 workers were not given the appointed letter.
Among these 11 members, 6 workers had filed the case in labour court and Labour Court directed Indian Airlines to implement the supreme court decision by giving permanent appointment to these 6 workers.