Nearly three lakh BSNL employees began their indefinite strike this morning to protest voluntary retirement and divestment proposals of the Sam Pitroda committee on turning around the state-owned telecom company.
More than 4.5 lakh Jammu and Kashmir government employees ended their 12-day strike Wednesday following assurances by CM Omar Abdullah that their demands on salary arrears and retirement age would be met within three months.
J&K govt employees continued their strike across the state for the fifth day Wednesday even as they decided to extend their stir till April 13 in view of "strict measures" being undertaken by the state government.
Undeterred by the Jammu and Kashmir
government slapping ESMA on them, employees continued their
strike across the state on Tuesday crippling work in government
departments and public sector undertakings.
The Manipur government is likely to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to break the indefinite strike of state government employees since Jan 16 demanding higher salaries, officials said here Friday.
China has charged four employees of
mining giant Rio Tinto including an Australian in an
industrial espionage case that has strained diplomatic ties, a
lawyer for one of the employees said on Wednesday.
SC has frowned on
illegal retrenchment of employees in the name of
liberalisation and globalisation saying it was violation of
fundamental rights and deplored the growing tendency of courts
to approve such illegalities.
Uttar Pradesh government employees
agitating over alleged police action against them during a
demonstration demanding pay parity with central government
employees on Saturday night called off their indefinite strike.