Category: Collective Bargaining

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 […]

Tamil Nadu: 87-day strike ends with victory for Asahi workers

Himachal Pradesh: Blue Star Employees Union inks long term settlement with management 27 June 2018: The Blue Star Employees Union has signed a long term wage and productivity settlement with the management. The settlement will be valid with retrospective effect from July 2018, covering over 120 workers would lead to a monthly hike of ₹11,000 […]

Government stays transfer of 300 Pricol workers, transfers case to Industrial Tribunal

Haryana: Government rolls back termination of roadways’ workers after protest 30 May 2019: The Haryana government has rolled back its 23 May 2019 order instructing general managers of Haryana Roadways to immediately terminate the employment of all outsourced staff, including drivers, conductors, clerks and mechanics amid strong protests from roadways workers and their unions. The […]

Statue of Unity workers strike work, win wage hike

Tamil Nadu: Hyundai workers sign three year wage agreement 25 March 2019: United Union of Hyundai Employees has signed a three year wage settlement with the Hyundai management. The settlement will lead to a wage hike of ₹25,200 per month spread over three years. The monthly wage hike will be rolled out as ₹13,860 for […]

40-day strike of Mid-Day meal workers yields ₹250 wage hike

Maharashtra: Contract Safai Workers protest against violation of minimum wages 25 February 2019: Contract Safai Karmacharis from Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Nanded and Navi Mumbai came together  under the banner of Kachra Vahatuk Shramik Sangh for GR Wapsi (Take back Government Resolution) protest in Mumbai, Maharashtra against non-implementation of government resolutions on payment of minimum wages. […]

All India General Strike Stirs the Nation

Bihar: Mid-day meal workers strike 24 January 2019: Over 2 lakh mid-day meal workers from across 38 districts of Bihar under the banner of the Bihar Rajya Madhayan Bhojan Rasoiya Sanyukt Sangarsh Samiti have been on strike since 7 January 2019 demanding higher honorariums, status of a government employee and a monthly minimum wage of […]

Pricol violates collective bargaining agreement targets union members for striking

Meghalaya: Contract workers employed at the Public Works Department declare strike demanding regularisation of their work contracts 18 December 2018: Workers employed on contract basis at the Public Works Department who remained unpaid for over seven months went on an indefinite strike under the banner of Jaintia PWD Muster Rolls Workers and Labour Union demanding […]

Workers and farmers march to Delhi demanding universal pension

Puducherry: Trade Unions jointly call for indefinite dharna against non-payment of wages 16 October 2018: Trade Unions jointly called for indefinite dharna in front of the legislative assembly against the non-payment of wages to workers employed in different government boards and corporations. The wage arrears date back from 10 months to even 3 years for […]

What’s on your mind Facebook?

In addition to snooping on its users and storing their personal data in the guise of legally verbose privacy and consent agreements, Facebook has also been found guilty of emotionally manipulating its users, running psychological experiments on them and in a recent case it has accepted its role in inciting violence against the minority community […]

Farmers and workers unite, rally to the Capital raising their demands

Tamil Nadu: Automobile sector workers of different factories in the Oragudam cluster go on strike 25 September 2018: Trade unions and workers have united against the malpractices of management in the Oragudam cluster of Chennai district which is the hub of automobile giants such as Eicher, Yamaha, Royal Enfield and Myoung Shin Automotive. Over 3,700 […]

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