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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.

 

Trade unions strike: Mamata warns of stern action

Opposing the country-wide strike on September 2 called by central trade unions, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government will take strongest possible action against "miscreants" who try to disrupt public life and will ensure compensation for any damage to shops or vehicles.

PSU bank employees to join trade union strike tomorrow

PSU bank employees to join trade union strike tomorrow

Banking operations are likely to be hit Friday as employees of six public sector banks have decided to join the stir that has been called by central trade unions to protest against "anti-labour policies" of the government.

 

Govt raises minimum wage, announces bonus to avert September 2 strike

Govt raises minimum wage, announces bonus to avert September 2 strike

The government has agreed to hike the minimum wage at Rs 350 a day for non-agricultural workers against Rs 246 now.

Labour Unions adamant on Sept 2 strike; Datatterya, Goyal hold meeting

Senior Union ministers on Saturday held extensive talks after trade unions said no to the government's request to call off their proposed nationwide general strike on September 2.

Trade unions give notice to government for one-day nationwide strike on 2nd September

Trade unions give notice to government for one-day nationwide strike on 2nd September

Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers will go on one-day strike on 2nd September 2016..

11 central trade unions to observe strike on March 10

11 central trade unions to observe strike on March 10

Central trade unions, including BJP-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), have decided to go on a strike on March 10, to protest against central as well as some state government's "anti-worker" policies and changes in laws through labour reforms. 

Peaceful start to general strike in Maharashtra

Employees of banks, insurance companies, central government and local bodies as well as workers in several private industries joined a 24-hour all India strike of various trade unions here Tuesday.

Mixed response for nation-wide strike, banking, transport hit

A nation-wide 24-hour strike called by 11 major trade unions Tuesday evoked a mixed response disrupting public sector banking operations and transport services in some states but normal life remained largely unaffected.

Seven bank unions, 11 trade unions call for mega strike on Feb 28

As many as seven employees' unions of banks, 11 central trade unions and 5,000 smaller unions have given a call for strike on Tuesday.