Category: Collective Bargaining

Port workers get 10.6% wage hike

Tamil Nadu: Around 600 workers go on indefinite strike at automotive manufacturing company Pricol 30 August 2018: More than 600 workers went on indefinite strike on 21 August 2018 under the banner of Kovai Mavatta Pricol Thozhilalar Sangam (KMPTS) affiliated to AICCTU at the Coimbatore factory of Pricol demanding: Withdrawal of the illegal partial lock […]

Haryana government sets monthly pay for ASHA wokers

Nurses gain major wage hike in Tamil Nadu 26 July 2018: In November 2017, around 3,000 nurses went on a strike demanding higher wages, eight-hour work shifts and permanent jobs in Tamil Nadu. The government has finally considered their demands and issues a notification raising the wage of nurses employed on contract from Rs.7,700 per […]

West Bengal gets its first domestic workers’ union

West Bengal: First Domestic Workers’ Union Registered in the state 17 June 2018: Paschimbanga Griha Paricharika Samiti (PGPS) received its trade union registration certificate from the State government. This is the first domestic workers’ union to be registered in the state. PGPS had applied for registration in 2014. On 16 June, the International Domestic Workers’ Day, more than […]

Uber and Ola drivers strike for minimum wages

Assam: Uber and Ola drivers strike for minimum wages 9 May 2018: Workers of taxi aggregator services Uber and OLa went on a 72 hours long strike starting 7 May 2018 under the banner of All Assam Cab Operators’ Union (AACOU). The workers submitted a memorandum to the Transport Commissioner demanding a minimum wage for […]

Hospital kneels to nurses’ demand of better wages and patient-nurse ratio

Hospital kneels to nurses’ demand of better wages and patient-nurse ratio 19 April 2018: Nurses at the Delhi based Maharaja Agrasen Hospital ended their 9 day long strike after the hospital management agreed to accept the charter of demands raised by the United Nurses Association. The Collective Bargaining Agreement will ensure: More than 20% pay […]

Farmers walk from Nashik to Mumbai demanding loan waivers and pension

Maharashtra: Farmers walk from Nashik to Mumbai demanding loan waivers and pension 12 March 2018: Around 50,000 farmers walked from Nashik to the state assembly in Mumbai demanding an unconditional waiver of their loans, waiver of electricity bills, implementation of Swaminathan Commission recommendations and pension for farmers. The long march which began on 6 March […]

Tamil Nadu Electricity Board workers sign wage agreement

22 February 2018: Unions representing  workers of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) signed a wage agreement which will benefit 80,000 workers of TNEB, Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO) and Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd (TANTRANSCO). The wage agreement provides for a 2.57% increase in the wages along with a dearness allowance […]

Automobile workers go on hunger strike as management refuses dialogue

Ola and Uber drivers protest against discriminatory pricing and regulation 4 January 2018: 30,000 Ola and Uber drivers in Chennai struck work on 3 January 2018 against ‘unfair employment practices’ by the cab aggregators as well as the state regulations that curtail their work. The striking workers challenged that there is frequent changes in fare […]

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