Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 18:20
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday declared that her government will not allow forcible enforcement of the two-day shutdown called by central trade unions.
Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 16:41
The central trade unions remained firm on their call for a two-day strike despite an appeal from Prime Minister.
Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 16:37
The trade unions said the committee headed by Defence Minister A K Antony failed to give them any concrete proposal and not a single demand made by them was accepted by it.
Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 14:39
Ahead of the proposed two-day strike by Central trade unions beginning Wednesday, the Government has warned employees of "consequences" including deduction in wages and disciplinary action if they take part in the protest.
Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 12:47
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has offered talks and appealed to trade unions to withdraw their proposed two-day countrywide strike from February 20.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 23:00
AITUC General Secretary Gurudas Dasgupta rejected Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s appeal to call off 2-day nationwide strike of trade unions from Feb 20 saying govt would have to settle demands.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 19:01
West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra appealed to traders in state not to participate in the country-wide strike called by various trade unions on February 20 and 21 by keeping their shops open.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 18:11
The nation-wide strike call has been given by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) consisting of nine national level unions including AIBEA, NCBE, BEFI, INBEF, NOBW and AIBOC in support of their demand.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 22:56
CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta accused PM Manmohan Singh of treating trade unions as `untouchables`.
Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 09:19
The six-day-old strike by pro-Left employees and teachers in Kerala against government`s decision to introduce Contributory Pension Scheme has been called off.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 19:21
Opposing financial sector reforms, a number of trade unions have called a two-day countrywide general strike on February 20 and 21 next year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 22:23
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.
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