Category: Collective Bargaining

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 […]

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. […]

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