Essential Services Maintenance Act

Over 40 lakh UP employees to go on strike on Wednesday; state invokes ESMA

Protestors are demanding the implementation of the old pension scheme.

Feb 06, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

Delhi govt invokes ESMA to declare nurses' strike illegal

Cracking the whip, the Delhi government on Friday invoked the stringent ESMA declaring as illegal the nurses' stir which has severely affected the functioning of state-run hospitals at a time when the city was grappling with rising cases of dengue and chikungunya.

Sep 02, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

AAP govt will take 'harsh action' against resident doctors on strike, tweets CM Kejriwal

Chief Minsiter Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said harsh action will be taken against resident doctors who are on strike and have refused to call-off the agitation in spite of the state government imposing ESMA (Essential Services Maintenance Act) against them.

Jun 23, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

We will start proceedings against DTC staffers who don't return to work: Gopal Rai

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday said that the Aam Aadmi Party government in the city has imposed the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against the Delhi Transport Corporation

May 12, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Talks between UP govt, unions fail; logjam persists

Strike by the Uttar Pradesh government employees entered ninth day as talks between union and the state government failed to yield result.

Nov 20, 2013, 17:09 PM IST

UP invokes ESMA, bans strikes for six months

The Uttar Pradesh government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act in the state, an official spokesman said.

Nov 19, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

Assam govt prohibits strike by oil sector from May 29

Assam Government on Thursday prohibited strikes by oil sector employees under the Essential Services Maintenance Act from May 29 next.

May 24, 2012, 13:42 PM IST

J&K govt warns stricter action, employees` strike enters 8th day

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday warned that strict action under ESMA will be taken against its striking employees forcing others not to work even as their strike entered the eighth day.

Apr 10, 2010, 12:55 PM IST