Category: Collective Bargaining

Maharashtra: 580 contract Safai Karmcharis win permanency after 25-year long struggle

Kerala: Contract workers’ strike at Fertilizer and Chemicals Travancore ends in success 29 July, 2021: The day-long protest of contract workers at Fertilizer and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) has averted the management’s attempt of replacing unionised contract workers with agency workers on short-term contracts on lower wages. As a result of workers’ prompt action and […]

Over 150,000 steel workers go on strike across SAIL, RINL plants demanding wage revision

Over 150,000 steel workers go on strike across SAIL, RINL plants demanding wage revision 30 June, 2021: More than 150,000 workers of state-owned Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam (RINL) went on strike across all plants and mining operations throughout the country. They demand immediate implementation of wage revisions, pending since January […]

Central Trade Unions and Farmers’ Unions observe ‘Black Day’ against anti-people policies of government

Telangana: Doctors in govt hospitals go on strike across the state, win hike in stipends 27 May 2021: Resident senior and junior doctors working in government hospitals went on strike throughout the state demanding hiked stipends. The government agreed to raise stipends for interns, post-graduate students and senior residents, and to allocate beds for doctors […]

Maharashtra: General Motors Employees Union challenges layoffs by management at Talegaon plant as illegal

Punjab: National Health Mission contractual employees go on one-day strike demanding regularisation of services 27 April 2021: Contractual National Health Mission (NHM) employees in Punjab went on a one-day strike demanding regularisation of their services. They staged protests at hospitals in various districts of the state where they have been working as frontline workers during […]

Insurance and Bank employees go on nationwide strike against privatisation

Amazon delivery workers to go on one-day strike across cities demanding increase in delivery fees and insurance for all workers 24 March 2021: Amazon delivery workers will go on a one-day strike across major cities like Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune and Delhi-NCR, to protest against the e-commerce company’s decision to lower delivery fees on March 15. […]

Andhra Pradesh: Centre’s proposal to privatise RINL stirs protest across the state

Transport Workers 25 February: Workers of eight State Transport Undertakings (STUs) went on a state-wide strike in Tamil Nadu against the failure of the state government to conclude wage talks. The most recent wage agreement ended on September 1, 2019, and wage talks haven’t been held since then. The workers and their unions also demanded […]

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 […]

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