Nepali World of Work : at Audio - Video format
May 07 - From May Day 2012, GEFONT has started to publish weekly update World of Work in Audio and Video format. Previously, GEFONT was publishing in two language internet based information only. With the aim of making its work more transparent and publicly known- last year GEFONT also joined at social networking strings-Face Book, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. GEFONT is also sending weekly update in every week and e-news bulletin in every month.
May Day celebration at Mt Everest Base Camp
May 01 – 123rd International Labour Day has been celebrated at Mt. Everest Base Camp. Cde. Khatri Central committee member of GEFONT affiliates UNITRAV and other mountaineers addressed the programme.
In the programme participants chanted the slogans - International May Day Long Live! Long Live workers Unity and so on.
GEFONT release a press communique'
April 29 - GEFONT has released a press communiqué on the occasion of May Day 2012.
The communiqué reads “Whole year is elapsed after the May Day 2011 and we are on the eve of may Day 2012, Still there is no certainty of Conclusion of peace process and Adoption of New Constitution. Hence we are passing through a difficult transition. However in spite of political instability and disorders in Labour market & economic activities, we have conducted significant activities on rights, interest & welfare of workers.
Eighth NICIWU Udaypur Cement Industry Ltd. Conference concludes
April 19 – Eighth GEFONT affiliate- Nepal Independent Chemical & Iron Workers' Union (NICIWU) Udaypur Cement IndustryLtd. conference has been concluded in Udaypur.
The conference elected Cde. Jagarnath Chaudhary as new president and Cde. Radhe Kumar Koirala as new secretary. The conference has elected 17 members committee for next three years.
PABSEU in Nine years: Celebrates its 9th Anniversary
April 18 - Private and Boarding School Employees Unions(PABSEU) celebrated its 9th anniversary organising a gathering in Kathmandu.
The Program was inaugurated by Chief Guest Com. Bishnu Rimal, President of GEFONT.
"PABSEU which was established nine years before in the initiation of GEFON, has been working for the sake of dignified teaching profession, self-esteemed professionals, pious educational environment and quality education. PABSEU also conducting campaign on organising teachers and staff across the country." said President Cde. Bishnu Rimal.
Workshop on Organising Strategy concludes
April 15- Two days workshop on Organising strategy has been organised in Bhakatpur Guest House. The main objective of the workshop was to discuss to plan effective organising strategy and sharing the different National and International practices.
During the workshop, GEFONT President Bishnu Rimal briefed the different organising strategy & tools used in the past and lesson learned. The participants were asked to discuss best practices & lesson which could be suitable in the changing context.
NIHWU First Congress Delegates Council Meeting concludes
April 11 - Nepal Independent Hotel, Casino & Restaurant Workers' Union (NIHWU) First Congress Delegates Council Meeting has been concluded in Kathmandu.
The meeting was Presided by Cde.Bishnu Lamsal, Chief of NIHWU Congress Delegates Council.
In the Meeting, as a chief guest Cde. Bishnu Rimal, President of GEFONT analysed the present political situation of Nepal and highlighted Trade Union campaign on Social Security and working class inclusion.
New leadership in Qatar: First GSG Qatar conference concludes
April 6 – First GEFONT Support Group Qatar Conference has been concluded. The Conference elected Cde.Dhak Singh Magar as new President and Cde. Dilli Bahadur Khadka as new Secretary. The conference has elected 9 members GEFONT Support Group Qatar.
From its very inception, for the protection and rights of the Nepali Migrant Workers, GEFONT has been organising Nepali Migrant workers through GEFONT Support Group. In many destination countries including Malasia, Japan, South Korea, Hongkong and India, GEFONT Support Group has been working actively for the welfare of Nepali Migrant workers in coordination of Local unions.
Sixth CUPPEC central Committee Meeting concludes
April 09 – Sixth Central Union of Painters, Plumbers, Electro and Construction Workers-Nepal (CUPPEC) central Committee Meeting has been concluded. The Meeting held at Man Mohan Labor Building was Presided by Cde. Naranath Luitel, President of CUPPEC.
The meeting has reviewed first delegates council meeting held in pokhara. The meeting has also evaluated of previous year and adopted new annual work plan for next year.