A union of Air India employees these days met cupboard minister Nitin Gadkari and appealed to him to defend their jobs because the government prepares to denationalise the national provider. Air India’s employees Union (AIEU), representing the airline’s non-technical team of workers additionally submitted a memorandum to transport Minister Gadkari and appealed that the government waive Air India’s debt and allow the existing management to run the organisation in preference to promoting it to a private player.
“In case of privatisation, Air India employees are involved approximately the destiny of its everlasting employees and call for job security, welfare facilities consisting of scientific, provident fund, passages, workforce delivery, canteen are to be retained throughout career and additionally after retirement of employees,” the union wrote in their letter to Gadkari.
Gadkari is a part of the institution of ministers constituted through the Union cupboard to chalk out a strategy for disinvestment of Air India.
They have got additionally demanded that the airline clean their profits dues. “AIEU would like to request the authorities to waive (Air India’s) debt and deliver the opportunity to Air India to keep flying the flag of the countrywide provider,” the memorandum brought.
Any other union of Air India employees met the Air India chairman earlier this week in Delhi and that they too pressed for “partial or whole” debt waiver for the airline. The service has a debt burden of extra than Rs 50,000 crore.