Category: Collective Bargaining

Central Trade Unions come together against dilution of labour laws

Ordnance Factory Board employees across India oppose privatisation 29 May 2020: Over 1 lakh employees across 41 Ordnance Factories spread throughout India boycotted lunch and staged walkout protest against government’s proposal to privatise the Ordnance Factory Board as a measure to draw FDI in the defence manufacturing sector. Government had to withdraw from its decision […]

Delhi: Contract Safai Karmcharis register big win, varsity directed to reinstate terminated workers

Tamil Nadu: Emergency Ambulance Service workers demand benefits at par with other health workers 27 March 2020: Over 2000 ambulance service workers including drivers and helpers who ensure the functioning of 108 ambulance services in the state sent a memorandum to the Chief Minister demanding that the same benefits be extended to them which are […]

Madras HC: NLC contract workers cannot strike

Madras HC: NLC contract workers cannot strike  28 February 2020: The Madras High Court has passed an order restraining the 7 trade unions representing contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Ltd (NLCIL) from going on a strike. The unions had issued a strike notice on 11 February demanding regularisation and equal pay for equal […]

Shivam Auto Tech workers emerge victorious, management agrees to enforce wage settlement signed in 2018

Haryana: Shivam Auto Tech workers emerge victorious, management agrees to enforce wage settlement signed in 2018 21 January 2020:  11-day long sit-in protest of over 1200 workers of Shivam Auto Tech Limited (SATL) has forced the management to yield to the demand of the SATL Employees Union regarding implementation of wage settlement signed between the […]

Manipur: Food Corporation of India workers demand reinstatement of casual workers

Punjab: Protests spark across the state as government delays recruitment over 30,000 vacant teaching positions 31 December 2019: Farmers, Students and unemployed have come together to demand recruitment of teachers in Punjab where over 30,000 teaching positions are vacant. Protests took place across the state including Sangrur, Barnala, Bathinda, Mansa, Patiala, Faridkot, Ferozepur, Rupnagar, Amritsar, […]

Textile workers forced back to work after a week of protest for wage hike

Andhra Pradesh: TRANSCO contract workers demand regularisation 29 November 2019: Contract workers of Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh staged a protest at Vijaywada demanding that the State government absorb the contract employees in the electricity department and implement direct payment system for them under the aegis of the Andhra Pradesh Vidyuth Contract Employees Joint Action […]

Telangana: Road Transport workers’ strike continues for fulfillment of 26 point demands

Telangana: Road Transport workers’ strike continues for fulfillment of 26 point demands 30 October 2019: Over 50,000 workers of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) – drivers, conductors, cleaners and clerical workers have been on indefinite strike since midnight of Friday, 4 October 2019. Workers have raised twenty-six demands, including reorganisation of TSRTC, prompt payment […]

Karnataka: Garment workers demand ₹15,000 minimum wage

Coal workers launch a countrywide strike against government’s decision to allow 100% FDI in mining 24 September 2019: Over 5 Lakh workers of Coal India Limited (CIL) and Singareni Colliaries Company Limited (SCCL) struck work to protest government’s decision to allow 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in mining. CIL and SCCL are successful PSUs and […]

Ashok Leyland workers reject management’s bonus proposal, observe sit-in strike

Maharashtra: BEST workers launch indefinite hunger strike, demand wage revision 28 August 2019: Over 22,000 workers of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) Corporation have gone on indefinite strike following the failure of negotiation talks between the union and management regarding wage revisions. Management has offered a wage hike in the range of ₹5,000 […]

Karnataka: Police uses tear gas, lathi charge to disperse garment workers in Special Economic Zone

Workers hold protests across the country to oppose government’s move to privatise railways Loco pilots and running staff launched a 24 hour hunger strike at Vishakhapatnam under the banner of All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA) on 16 July against government’s decision to privatise railways. The striking workers also demanded scrapping of the New […]

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