SAARC Summit 2014: Lofty dreams, harsh realities

Much as in humans, the aim of a “Union” even when related with sovereign countries, is to expand a domain for the benefit of those uniting. The gain could be emotional, financial or related with security.

AMU teachers` agitation receives support from unions

The ongoing teachers` agitation
at the Aligarh Muslim University for "immediate reopening" of the institution received support from
other unions in the campus.

Autorickshaw unions protest installation of GPS in 3-wheelers

Commuters in several areas in the capital had to face a harrowing time as thousands of auto-rickshaw drivers went on a strike protesting the city government`s decision of making it mandatory installation of GPS in three-wheelers.

Tunisia’s Mebazaa to launch talks with unions

Tunisia`s interim president has been granted wide powers to restore order.

French police, strikers clash as pensions law voted

French police broke up pickets
besieging fuel depots as Senate prepared to vote on pension reform.

French unions hope to bring millions onto streets

Two and three million people are expected to take part in nationwide protests.

Air India unions withdraw strike call

A section of Air India unions Wednesday withdrew its proposed strike call after a conciliation meeting
with the Chief Labour Commissioner in New Delhi.

Irish PM rejects unions` offer as budget looms

The Irish government has rejected an offer by unions of an unpaid leave deal as part of a plan to slash the public sector pay bill.

AI panel to begin meetings with unions next week

A newly-formed official
committee to look into the problems of Air India employees
would begin meetings with at least 14 unions representing a
cross-section of staffers including pilots from next week.

Workmen or unions must be heard in labour disputes: SC

In labour disputes, the
aggrieved workmen/unions should be compulsorily heard by the
courts, before any order is passed, as otherwise, it would be
violation of the "principles of natural justice," the Supreme
Court has ruled.

Air India management, unions fail to resolve wage-cut issue

The Air India management and its
unions on Wednesday failed to reach an agreement on a wage cut as a
majority of employees opposed any revision.

Air India unions promise full cooperation on Aug 18

A section of Air India employees on Sunday said that they would extend all possible cooperation on August 18, when private airlines will go on strike, to manage extra passenger load and ensure smooth functioning of services.