Unions likely to give strike call for September 2

Trade unions including BJP-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) are likely to announce general strike on September 2, to protest against government's indifference towards their 10-point agenda and unilateral labour reforms.

Trade unions to hold protest over amendments made to labour laws

 Major national level trade unions like AITUC, INTUC, CITUC, IFTU, TUCC and HMS on Friday jointly announced here that they would oppose amendments made to the labour laws by the Centre and organise protests from April 20 to May 20 across the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Trade unions hold protest in Faridabad

Several trade unions today held a protest here against the government's plan to amend the existing labour laws alleging that it would lead to the infringement of rights of workers.

Bandaru Dattatreya to talk with trade unions in Hyderabad on proposed protest

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Sunday said he would hold talks with trade unions who have planned a nationwide protest on December 5 against the alleged anti-worker policies of the NDA government.

Tripartite talks fail, strike to continue in NLC

An early end to the six-day old indefinite strike by more than 10,000 contract labourers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation looked bleak with first round of tripartite conciliatory talks held here on Monday ending in a deadlock.

Haryana government employees go on strike

Normal life was affected across Haryana as lakhs of employees of various departments of the state government went on strike.

Govt serious about issues raised by trade unions: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the government was serious about the issues raised by trade unions during the recent general strike.

MPs slam govt for `apathy` towards workers

The issue was raised during Zero Hour by Gurudas Dasgupta, who is also the leader of All India Trade Union Congress.

Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia announced for deceased union leader`s kin

Haryana government on Thursday announced ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh for family of union leader Narender Singh.

Partial impact of trade union strike in Odisha

Normal life was partially affected in several parts of Odisha Thursday on the last day of the two-day nation-wide strike called by central trade unions.

Odisha remains paralysed on Day Two of strike

Road traffic remained disrupted across Odisha on Thursday, the second day of the two-day countrywide strike called by major trade unions against central government economic policies, police said.

Life unaffected in Karnataka due to strike

The two-day nationwide strike called by 11 central trade unions had no major impact in most parts of Karnataka on Thursday.

Bharat Bandh: Panel to probe Noida violence

A two-member panel has been formed to probe the violence in Noida that broke out on the first day of the two-day countrywide shutdown, leaving many people injured and property worth crores gutted, said authorities.

Bharat Bandh Day 2: Protesters attack factories in Delhi

The country braced for the second consecutive day of the nationwide trade union strike on Thursday – the strike will lead to Rs 26,000 crore loss to India’s economy.

Strike evokes partial response in HP

Life was partially affected in Himachal Pradesh on the first day on Wednesday of the two-day countrywide strike.

Response to strike overwhelming: Trade unions

Central trade unions Wednesday said that the first day of their nationwide strike in support of demands to contain inflation and employment generation had drawn "overwhelming response".

Strike call by trade unions evokes good response in UP

The two-day nationwide strike called by trade unions in support of their demands evoked a good response in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

PM appeals to trade unions to call off strike, offers talks

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has offered talks and appealed to trade unions to withdraw their proposed two-day countrywide strike from February 20.

Trade Unions are untouchables for Manmohan Singh: Gurudas Dasgupta

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta accused PM Manmohan Singh of treating trade unions as `untouchables`.