Category: Collective Bargaining

Maharashtra: Government concedes to domestic workers’ demands, revives welfare board

Employees of state-owned general insurance companies go on hunger strike against National Pension Scheme 27 January 2021: Employees of state-owned general insurance companies – National Insurance, New India Assurance, Oriental Insurance, and United India Insurance – went on hunger strike in front of the New India Assurance office in Hyderabad, calling for the immediate settlement […]

Jharkhand: Sanitation workers of Bokaro General Hospital (BGH) go on indefinite strike demanding restoration of ESI facility

Air India staff protest pay cut, demand continuation of medical benefits and payment of arrears before privatisation 27 December 2020: Air India Staff are protesting against unfair pay cuts, and demanding continuation of medical benefits and payment of arrears before privatisation of the company takes place. The pilots’ union has asked their members not to […]

Central Trade Unions join forces agaisnt Labour Codes, call for general strike on 26 November 2020

Telangana: NIMS nurses warn of indefinite strike over non-payment of arrears, unfair labour practices 28 October 2020: Nurses of Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences went on a 1-day strike on 28 October 2020 and warned of an indefinite strike starting 11 November 2020 if the management refuses to yield to their demands. Nurses have been […]

Workers and Farmers unions join forces to oppose anti-worker and anti-farmer laws

Assam: Over 40,000 tea workers strike work, demand wage revision 30 September 2020: Tea plantation workers in Assam went on struck work for 1-day demanding daily wage of Rs.350. The strike follows recent protests including a human chain and bicycle rally amid growing unrest over  wages – which range from Rs.145 to 167 in different […]

Tea garden workers unite to oppose management imposed lockdown

Goa: Bank employees strike work, demand COVID-19 safe workplaces 24 August 2020: As number of Coronavirus cases rise in the state bank employees have raised a demand for COVID-19 safe workplaces under the aegis of Goa Bank Employees’ Association. Bank employees are finding it difficult to ensure social distancing at their workplaces due to influx […]

Bank employees seal Collective Bargaining Agreement at 15% hike over the next 5 years

Bank employees seal Collective Bargaining Agreement at 15% hike over the next 5 years 23 July 2020: Indian Bank Association (IBA) and United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) signed a Collective Bargaining agreement on 23 July 2020 to hike the salary by 15% for the 5-year period between 2017 and 2022. The move will impact […]

Punjab: Union intensifies strike for lockdown wages after Labour department declares it illegal

Punjab: Union intensifies strike for lockdown wages after Labour department declares it illegal 13 June 2020: On 23 May 2020 workers at the Nabha unit of Hindustan Unilever went on strike under the banner of Milkfood Worker Union demanding payment of wages for the lockdown period for the 1700 permanent and contract workers employed at […]

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 […]

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