The letter read: 'Under the directive of the leadership of Senior Staff Association
of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) and the National Union of Postal and Telecommunications Employees (NUPTE), we write to express our frustration and disappointment over the refusal of the management to pay up the backlog of welfare allowances owed staff members of NIPOST.
Earlier the Federal Minister for Science and Technology (MoST), Fawad Chaudhry also agreed to hold negotiations between the senior administration and the illegal staff association
. The Minister ordered formation of a committee headed by the Federal Secretary MoST, to assess the demands of the employees and grant relief under rules.
He said as no elected member of GUASA was present in Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association
(FAPUASA) meeting held in Peshawar and GUASA was not taken into confidence in advance about the issues, hence there will be no black Ribbon strike in Gomal University and the teaching staff will continue their routine teaching and research activities as usual.
Bernard Caldwell, chairman of the Irish Stable Staff Association
(Issa) and his colleagues will be distributing them at upcoming race meetings.
The meeting was attended by FAUASA president Prof Iqbal Muneer and general secretary Mohammad Tufail, Peshawar University Teachers Association president Fazl Nasir, ICU Teaching Staff Association
president Dr Dil Nawaz, and presidents and general secretaries of KP's all public sector universities.
The committee members are Additional Secretary Admin-II (Chairman, Deputy Secretary General (Member), Section Officer PM-II (Member/convener) and representative of Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association
Ahenakwa-Quarshie, Ghana National Association Of Teachers; Mr Alex Nartey, President, Judicial Service Staff Association
; and Mr Nathan Coompson, Government Hospital Pharmacists' Association.
Speaking a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, the representatives of the SPSWA, Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association
(PPMSA), All Sindh Peoples Paramedical Staff Welfare Association, Medical AID Committee and Peoples Paramedical Staff Association
said that the Sindh government has already announced giving health professional allowance to the staff of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and National Institute of Child Health, but the paramedical staff are deprived of these allowances.
This fall thousands of legislative staffers converged on cities across the nation to hone their skills at professional development seminars put on by NCSL's nine professional staff associations
. In addition to the groups below, seminars were held by the National Association of Legislative Fiscal Offices, the National Association of Legislative Information Technology, the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, the Legal Services Staff Section and the Commitee, Legal, Editorial and Research Staff Association
of St Stephen's college on Monday rejected a proposal to amend the 102- year- old constitution of the institution proposed by its principal Valson Thampu.
The strike call was given by IT Staff Association
of Provincial Secretariat due to derogations in up-gradation matter.
Addressing the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected officers of PIA Senior Staff Association
(Piassa) in Karachi, he said employees' salaries are around 17 per cent of the total costs of the airline whereas fuel constitutes 56 per cent of the total costs.