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Trade Union anticipating and managing change

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					              Yogendra Kunwar
General Secretary, FIEUN, Nepal
   Establishment : April , 30 1990
   Membership         : 13800
   Affiliated Union :28
   Regional committee : 6
   District committee :      72
   Affiliation : National ( Nepal Trade Union Congress ,
    Independent )
   Affiliation : International ( UNI Global Union )
   FIEUN   Nepal Bank Limited ( process on Privatization )
   FIEUN   Rastriya Banijya Bank ( process on Privatization )
   FIEUN   Agricultural development Bank Limited ( Privatized
    )
   FIEUN   Nepal Rastra Bank ( Central Bank )
   FIEUN   Employee’s provident fund
   FIEUN   Nepal insurance company
   FIEUN   Nepal Credit and Saving security corporation
   FIEUN   Eastern Rural Development Bank Limited
   FIEUN   Central Rural Development Bank Limited
   FIEUN    WESTERN Rural Development Bank Limited
   FIEUN   Mid western Rural Development Bank Limited
   FIEUN   Far Western Rural Development Bank Limited
   FIEUN Nepal Industrial Bank Limited
   FIEUN Swabalamban Micro finance Development Bank
   FIEUN Jayanti Saving and Cooperative Limited.
   ALICO Metlife ( MNC , USA )
   Association of Standard Chartered Bank ( MNC UK )
   Employees Association of Bima Samiti
   Association of Nabil Staff
   Nepal Bangladesh Employees union ( Joint venture with IFIC Bangladesh )
   Sagarmatha insurance company employee’s union .
   Employee’s Association of NLG.
   Union of National Life Insurance employees
   Association of Siddhartha Bank staff
   Employees Union of security Board of Nepal
   Association of Everest Bank staff ( joint venture with Punjab National Bank )
   Himalayan Bank Employee’s Union ( joint venture with Habib Bank of pakistan )
   Association of Lumbini Bank Limited.
   Association of Nabil Staffs ( joint venture with Emirates Bank )
1.  SBI Bank Nepal : MNC , India ( priority )
2.  NIC Bank
 Targeted Banks:
   Bank of Kathmandu ( joint venture with SIAM com bank ,
    Thailand )
   Nepal Investment Bank ( joint venture with Indoswez bank ,
    France )
   It has a largest network of all the private
    banks.
   The decision of the SAFSUC meeting of
    organizing in the SBI bank was also the
    motive for organizing.
   It is a multinational company so organizing
    this is also in our priority.
   Among the private banks , it has the highest
    member density.
      Reason for focusing private sector
   The public bank are being privatized which means the
    government is in favour of the policy of privatization.
   More and more multinationals banks are operating in
    the country with the joint venture with local banks.
   The workers in the private banking sector are prone to
    exploitation and labour law violence.
   Lack of decent work ; job opportunity , job security ,
    social security , poor industrial relation ,
    discrimination .
   The growing threat of globalization and operation of
    global giant banks .
   Organizing member in the private banks .
   Establishing the rights of the workers through the union
   To build good industrial relation through collective
    bargaining and social dialogue .
   Capacity enhancement of the members .
   Improved industrial relation will ensure increased
    productivity as well as the better working condition of
    the workers.
   Establish decent work through organizing.
              Organizing Strategies :
   Mapping: ( identifying target group , area , problem ,
    threats , opportunities , strength and weakness )
   One on one communication:
   Group Discussion:
   Focus group discussion:
   Training and educating the target groups.
   Publication of brochure , pamphlets , online campaigns
   Ad hoc committee formation and Signature
    campaigning , membership distribution and constitution
    formulation procedures.
   Registration process.
   Collective bargaining agreements.
  Money :
1.  union’s internal funds
2. National centers ( FIEUN , NTUC –I )
3. Global Union ( UNI )
4. Support from the solidarity support organization.
 Manpower :
1. Union officials
2. Resource persons ( Internal and external )
3. General members , members network
4. Other manpower hired as per necessity .
   Social Dialogue with employer’s federation ( Nepal Banker’s
    Association )
   Creation of hope in members by providing opportunities.
   Positive utility of the international networks.
   Encouraging the union social responsibility .
   Approaching and influencing through regulatory bodies.
   The concept of cooperative to keep the membership intact.
   The celebration of the 20th anniversary to be used as the organizing
    year.
   The grouping of different unions in separate councils .
   The award of collective bargaining award both to the management and
    unions both.
   The regular publication of the union used as the tools of awareness to
    the members and as a medium to involve the employers .
   Commercial banks group
   Insurance group
   Non banking financial group
   Finance and microfinance
   Cooperative
   Development banks .
   Negative attitude of the employers.
   Saturated work pressure upon the employees.
   Labour law not being effectivelyimplemented.
   Poor state monitor.
   Members close align with the management
   Threats of fire .
   Superiority feeling within the workers because of the
    attractive financial package.
   Lack of awareness among the workers in the private
    sectors.
   Multiplicity of unions.

				
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