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Trade unions planning strike to disrupt Australian airports

Australian trade unions are planning for a nationwide strike on Friday which could cause airport delays for those flying abroad.

Nationwide trade union strike disrupts transport, banking ops; Kerala most hit

Nationwide trade union strike disrupts transport, banking ops; Kerala most hit

Public transport services were disrupted and banking and insurance operations deranged as more than a million employees across the country struck work against "anti-labour" policies, bringing life to a standstill in parts of some states like Kerala.

Bharat Bandh: Trade unions strike to cost up to Rs 18,000 crore to economy

Bharat Bandh: Trade unions strike to cost up to Rs 18,000 crore to economy

The all-India strike by central trade unions affecting trade, transport, key manufacturing facilities and banking services may cause an estimated loss of Rs 16,000-18,000 crore to the country's economy, an industry body said Friday.

 

Bharat Bandh: Strike by trade unions evokes mixed response; banking, transport and coal mining most hit

Bharat Bandh: Strike by trade unions evokes mixed response; banking, transport and coal mining most hit

Normal life in various parts of the country was partly affected on Friday by the one-day nationwide strike by trade unions with banking, transport and coal mining being among the most impacted, while hundreds of workers were detained in Haryana, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

Delhi govt invokes ESMA to declare nurses' strike illegal

Cracking the whip, the Delhi government on Friday invoked the stringent ESMA declaring as illegal the nurses' stir which has severely affected the functioning of state-run hospitals at a time when the city was grappling with rising cases of dengue and chikungunya.

Bharat Bandh: What will be closed and what will be open!

Bharat Bandh: What will be closed and what will be open!

The nation will come to a standstill on Friday when 10 trade unions will call for a nationwide bandh.

Bharat Bandh: Strike by 10 trade unions to hit essential services today

Bharat Bandh: Strike by 10 trade unions to hit essential services today

Trade union leaders claimed that the strike would be even bigger than the one last year on September 2 and expected the number of striking workers to swell to as much as 18 crore.

Bharat Bandh on Sept 2: Strike by 10 trade unions to hit banking, transport, telecom

Bharat Bandh on Sept 2: Strike by 10 trade unions to hit banking, transport, telecom

Essential services such as banking, public transport and telecom may be hit Friday as 10 central trade unions (CTUs) will go on one-day nationwide strike against government's "indifference" towards their demands and effecting "anti-worker" changes in labour laws.

Sept 2 nationwide strike to be bigger than last year's: Unions

Sept 2 nationwide strike to be bigger than last year's: Unions

As many as 10 central trade unions will go ahead with the general strike on Friday saying the government gave no heed to their 12-point charter of demands and is continuing with unilateral labour reforms.

Auto drivers go on strike in Mumbai against app-based cabs

Protesting rickshaw owners and drivers are demanding effective regulation on business operation of popular app-based taxi aggregators like Ola and Uber in Mumbai.

Govt hikes minimum wage; Unions stick to September 2 nationwide strike call

Govt hikes minimum wage; Unions stick to September 2 nationwide strike call

Seeking to dissuade labour unions from a nationwide strike on September 2, the government Tuesday announced 42 percent minimum wage hike and a two-year bonus, but the trade bodies rejected these measures as "completely inadequate" and stuck to their call.

Trade unions stick to September 2 strike, reject government's wage hike

Trade unions stick to September 2 strike, reject government's wage hike

Trade unions Tuesday said they will go ahead with nation-wide strike on September 2, rejecting as "completely inadequate" the government's 42 percent hike in minimum wage to Rs 350 per day.

Govt hikes minimum wage for workers to Rs 350 as union strike nears

Govt hikes minimum wage for workers to Rs 350 as union strike nears

The decision was taken following deliberations at the meeting of the Minimum Wage Advisory Board under the chairmanship of the labour minister for revising the basic minimum wages in the central sphere.

PM Narendra Modi reviews plans to counter strike by trade unions

PM Narendra Modi reviews plans to counter strike by trade unions

In wake of approaching strike called by central trade unions on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed plans of the government to counter the stir.  

Mamata urges people to oppose strike, government warns absentees of action

Hours after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged people to oppose the general strike called by the central trade unions on September 2, the West Bengal government on Monday came out with a memorandum asking all employees to report for duty on Friday, and threatened to slap showcause notices on those who remain absent a day prior to the strike, the strike day itself, and the next working day.

RBI employees to join September 2 nationwide industrial strike

RBI employees to join September 2 nationwide industrial strike

Reserve Bank of India workers and employees have decided to join the September 2 nationwide day-long strike called by central trade unions.

September 2 Coal India strike: Govt open to discussions, says Piyush Goyal

September 2 Coal India strike: Govt open to discussions, says Piyush Goyal

Ahead of the CIL workers' proposed nation-wide stir on Friday, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said healthy conversations are the way forward and the government is always open to discussions.

16 lakh UP government employees go on three-day strike

Rejecting an official offer to study their demands, over 16,00,000 employees of the Uttar Pradesh government began a three-day strike on Wednesday.

Strike deferred, banks to be open on Tuesday, Wednesday

Strike deferred, banks to be open on Tuesday, Wednesday

Banks will be open and operations normal on Tuesday and Wednesday after a section of the public sector bank employees on Monday deferred their proposed two-day nationwide strike following the intervention of the Delhi High Court.

PSU bank employees to go on 2-day nationwide strike from July 12

PSU bank employees to go on 2-day nationwide strike from July 12

Banking operations could be hit for two days this week as a section of public sector bank employees have threatened to go on a nationwide strike beginning July 12 to protest against the proposed merger of SBI associates and privatisation of IDBI Bank.