Goa Bank Association demands safe working places; agitation from Sept 1

Goa Bank Employees’ Association announced agitation from September 1 demanding Covid-19 safe working places alleging that there is no response from the concerned authorities

Current Affairs : Goa Bank Employees’ Association (GBEA) has declared tumult from September 1 requesting COVID-19 safe working spots claiming that there is no reaction from the concerned specialists to their solicitation to give a protected workplace to the Bank staff.


GBEA said that it has chosen to challenge “Hazardous Workplaces”, “SLBC’s lack of care” and “unhelpful mentality”. The Central Committee of GBEA will before long conclude the agitational program including strike activity, it said.


“The quantity of COVID-19 tainted representatives in Goa and in the banks is going up essentially. All the Bank workers, especially, the cutting edge staff is presented and helpless against the infection. Bank workers interact with many clients day by day over the span of day by day schedule obligations,” GBEA said in an announcement.


GBEA asserted that State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) which the assigned expert for banks in Goa, isn’t executing the Standards Operating Procedures (SOP) of government rules and standards on regulation measures and henceforth making working environments defenseless.


“The Banks’ administrations are not made a fuss over keeping up social removing standards for representatives at work or for clients visiting branches, keeping up the gracefully of defensive apparatuses to workers at work, normal cleaning of the branches. Indeed, workers having a place with excluded class (according to MHA standards, for example, female representatives in the family way, lactating ladies workers, representatives with incapacities (PWD), workers with genuine diseases, representatives having co-morbidities are compelled to go to obligations,” GBEA said.


“In numerous States, their particular SLBCs have acquainted different measures with contain the infection, for example, just 5 days working, 50 percent staff participation on a turn premise, controlled business hours, and so on notwithstanding executing and holding fast to all the standards of MHA. Be that as it may, SLBC, Goa has completely overlooked the ground real factors and uncovered the bank staff to the kindness of God,” it included.


The least we anticipate from the Banks’ administration is to give the bank staff safe working spots by sticking to all SOP of the Government just as setting up extra measures to contain the virus dependent on the ground real factors,” it said.


Goa on Sunday detailed 209 new COVID-19 cases and 4 passings, taking the all out number of positive cases in the State to 13,999 including 3,383 dynamic cases, 10,472 recuperated cases and 144 passings.

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