Category: Collective Bargaining

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 […]

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 […]

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