Discussion held between Trade Unions & Reconstruction Authority
GEFONT along with other Trade Unions have discussed with Reconstruction Authority about Post Earthquake Reconstruction.During the programme, GEFONT Secretary General Bishnu Lamsal suggested the Authority that TU's should be involved in reconstruction process. He said "Decent work in Reconstruction is TU's priority, therefore Authority should think about necessary training to the workers and employ them in reconstruction work."
Representatives from all Trade Unions also stressed to give employment opportunity to Nepali workers in post earthquake reconstruction work.
Speaking in the the programme, Mr. Sushil Gyanwali- Executive officer Reconstruction Authority said "We are keen to employ Nepali workers in reconstruction work. He requested to survey how many workers have skill to build Earthquake resistant construction and how many need training & how much investment needed." According to the data, we are ready to discuss further. " He added.
Discussion programme was attended by GEFONT Secretary General Bishnu Lamsal, NTUC General Secretary Mahendra Yadav and ANTUF General Secretary Jagat Simkhada and other leaders.