Islamabad: Wednesday, April 20, 2011: Oil & Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) Employees Protest & Dharna for Promotions, 57 Arrests in Islamabad.
Kohsar Police Wednesday arrested 57 employees of Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) who were protesting to press for their demands at Jinnah Avenue. The protestors blocked the Avenue and demanded an increment in their salaries and feared that the company was soon to be privatised. They also demanded to reinstate their sacked fellows. Kohsar Police arrested 60 protestors for obstructing the road and shifted them to the police station.
302 reinstated: clarifies OGDCL
ISLAMABAD: Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) complying with the Sacked Employees Re-instatement Act, 2010 has reinstated all the employees who had been sacked previously, announced OGDCL office Wednasday.
the Parliament, in December 2010, passed an act “Sacked Employees Re-instatement Act, 2010” in which all the public sector organizations were advised to re-instate and regularize the services of all the employees who were appointed as regular, on-contract, or ad-hoc basis from 1st November, 1993 to 30th November, 1996 and were dismissed, removed or terminated from service during 1st November, 1996 to 12th October, 1999.
The OGDCL issued regularization orders of 302 persons who were categarised as sacked employees w.e.f 08-12-2010 and approached within ninety days as prescribed in the said act and submitted applications for reinstatement under “Sacked Employees Re-instatement Act, 2010”.