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Strike by 10 trade unions begins; transport, banking to be hit

Strike by 10 trade unions begins; transport, banking to be hit

 Essential services such as banking and transport are likely to be hit today as 10 central trade unions go on one-day nationwide strike, protesting against "anti-worker" changes in labour laws and the Centre's "indifference" to their demands for better wages.

Trade unions go on strike today, may hit essential services

Trade unions go on strike today, may hit essential services

The Central Trade Unions (CTU) have called for a strike across the country on Friday to express their disagreement with the Central Government's "unilateral labour reforms and anti-worker policies".

Bharat Bandh: Nationwide trade union strike to hit banking, public transport today

Bharat Bandh: Nationwide trade union strike to hit banking, public transport today

The CTUs have accused the government of apathy towards their 12-point charter of demands including a monthly minimum wage of Rs 18,000.

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.

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.  

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.

Trade union strike in Brussels: Jet cancels 2 flts, reroutes 2

The airline cancelled flight 9W-228 on the Mumbai- Brussels-Newark sector and 9W-227 on Newark-Brussels route on December 14 and Brussels-Mumbai on December 15.

Trade union strike in Brussels, Jet cancels 4 flights

Jet Airways on Sunday announced cancellation of four flights to and from Brussels, as also to Newark and Toronto, on Monday following a strike called by all major trade unions in Belgium.

Bharat bandh affects banks, transport; unions warn of more protests

The 11 trade unions, including the ruling Congress' Indian Trade Union Congress (INTUC), had called the shutdown and asked the government to enforce their 10-point charter, which includes controlling inflation and price rise, generating more jobs and enforcing labour laws.

Banking operations hit for the 2nd day Thursday

Some of the ATMs of PSU banks went dry on the second day even though lenders had taken measures to mitigate the hardships due to strike.

Bharat Bandh: Bank operations hit as strike enters day 2

There are 26 public sector banks with employee strength of around 10 lakh in the country.

Trade union strike threatens to cripple economy

Key sectors of the economy may be crippled as a massive nation-wide trade union strike is set to start Wednesday, which will shut transport, banking services, shops and the postal system.

Rs 20,000 cr of GDP will be lost due to strike: Assocham

Industry body Assocham Tuesday urged central trade unions to call off the two-day strike starting Wednesday saying that the economy would take a hit of Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 20,000 crore due to disruptions.

Trade unions threaten to intensify stir

A day after the country-wide strike, trade unions Wednesday threatened to intensify their agitation if the government fails to meet workers' demands.

Strike an "unprecedented success": Trade unions

Trade unions Tuesday described as an "unprecedented success" the day-long nation-wide general strike called by them to protest "anti-labour" policies of the government even as it evoked mixed response in the states.