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Trade union calls for strike on Feb 20-21

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 22:23

New Delhi: Trade unions have jointly called a countrywide two-day strike from February 20 next year to highlight the burning issues facing the common people.

The national convention participated by workers from all sectors have expressed their concern and anguish at the total non-response of the government to address the burning issues, said a release.

The five-point demand jointly formulated by trade unions sought urgent measures to curb prices, employment generation, enforcement of labour laws, social security cover for organised and unorganised workers and stoppages of divestment in state-run PSUs.

As per the action plan, trade unions including AITUC, CITU, INTUC, BMS and HMS have called for mass satyagraha on December 18-19 across the country.

It has also called for a march to Parliament on December 20.


First Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 22:23
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