CITU condemns mass retrenchment of IT employees
"All these IT multinational companies have been earning huge profits and there is no reason to retrench employees. The firing operations are being taken up on the pretexts of ‘growth plans', ‘restructuring', ‘role rationalisation' etc, which are nothing but measures to maximise their profits at the cost of employees," CITU said in a statement.
Trade unions protest against provident fund act amendment
In a written objection to the proposed amendments, the central trade unions said do away with the proposal empowering central government to decide on the rate on contribution to the PF.
Govt trying to negotiate with striking CIL, SCCL workers; things to normalise soon: Pralhad Joshi
CIL and SCCL workers are on a day-long token strike on Tuesday protesting the Centre's decision to allow 100% FDI in the two PSUs through automatic route.
Complete strike at Coal India, Singareni mines: Trade unions
Five federations representing over half-a-million workers of CIL and Singareni Collieries have called for the strike, seeking withdrawal of the central government's move.
Power generation may fall coal workers go on strike
Worker at the coal behemoth are going on a tool-down strike on September 24 to protest against the government’s decision last month to allow 100% foreign direct investment in coal mining under the automatic route.
CIL output likely to take hit due to strike on Tuesday
Five federations representing over half-a-million workers of Coal India Ltd and Singareni Collieries, called for the strike on September 24.
Coal unions refuse to meet minister Prahlad Joshi
The unions had earlier said that they would not enter into dialogues with anyone other than the coal ministry to discuss their demand.
Six coal workmen unions serves strike notice, Center to discuss issue with three
The centre has scheduled a meeting with three of the six units AITUC, HMS and CITU leaving out INTUC, AICCTU and BMS.
Give protection to Muthoot employees, Kerala HC tells govt
Muthoot Finance has 3,600 branches in the country, of which 600 branches are in Kerala.
Coal workers to go on strike on Sept 24 over FDI in mining
Last week, the centre allowed 100% FDI in coal which the unions think is detrimental to their interest in India.
Muthoot Finance employees' stir ends
State Labour department said the management has accepted in-principle the demand by the employees for a hike in their salary and other benefits.
What Code on Wages means for the 50 crore workers it aims to benefit
The new code will bring under its ambit even domestic workers. Only MNREGA workers will not come under it.
Tamil Nadu textile belt output down as migrants return home to vote
The drop accentuates a prevailing shortage in labour, a perennial condition in the western cluster.
Enron-Dabhol power project: Supreme Court closes case of alleged corruption
A bench comprising CJI Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna allowed the plea of Maharashtra government to close the case.
Non-fixation of minimum wages, closed gardens main poll issues in Bengal tea belt
The tea belt is located in Darjeeling, Terai and Dooars region of North Bengal where 3 lakh odd permanent workers are employed in around 300 gardens.
Copyright © 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service