Odisha, Goa go for 12-hour workdays, Karnataka may ease labour norms too
Karnataka, too, was planning to do so and said it would work with industry associations and workers’ unions to arrive at amicable solutions on the number of working hours and wage arrears. But workers’ unions in the state, like AICCTU and Intuc, said if it relaxed labour norms, they would challenge the decision in the Supreme Court.
Miseries of migrant labourers worsen amid coronavirus pandemic and lockdown
A group of migrant labourers stuck in an underconstruction building in Delhi, with dwindling supplies, little money and creeping panic, represents a microcosm of the crisis of deprivation playing out across India. They are stranded in the city where they work, like million others across the country, with no work or wages for weeks now.
Panel suggests pension cap for coal workers at Rs 45,000/Month
A panel set up by the Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation has recommended that the monthly pension for retired workers be capped at ₹45,000 because the poorly managed fund is running out of money.
Trade unions boycott labour ministry’s tripartite consultation process
The central trade unions, in the letter, have accused labour ministry of ignoring all suggestions in the past and going ahead with the proposed bills in Parliament.
CITU opposes move to allow 49 per cent FDI in Air India
The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) today denounced the decision of the government to allow 49 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in Air India.
Strike by 18 crore workers all over India to push government to raise minimum wages
This strike is yet another warning by the working class of India that it is determined to continue its struggle to protect the rights of the workers.
Transport strike: No impact on normal life in Tami Nadu
The one-day nationwide strike called by various transport unions against a proposed Central bill did not affect normal life in Tamil Nadu.
Nationwide transport strike affects services in Karnataka
Incidents of stone pelting on public buses were reported from different parts of the state including Bengaluru, Hubballi, Bellary and Raichur.
CITU protests EPFO's move to suspend minimum pension scheme
The retirement fund body's has decided to suspended the minimum monthly pension scheme from this month, which will hit about 32 lakh pensioners.
Passage of insurance bill in Lok Sabha 'deplorable': CITU
Welcoming the call given by insurance sector employees for a day's nationwide strike on March 9 against the government action, CITU appealed to all trade unions irrespective of affiliations to organise solidarity actions in support of the strike.
Unions asked to call off protests over reforms
Dattatreya appealed to trade unions to call off protests against govt's labour reforms, saying he will call a tripartite meeting to discuss issues.
Trade unions to hold joint protest against labour laws reforms
Union leaders said with the end of the inspection raj, companies who are not implementing the labour laws will stand to benefit the most.
Labour laws amendments: CITU slams government's 'unilateralism'
The Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has urged Union Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to intervene in the matter.
Centre of Indian Trade Unions opposes move for 100% FDI in defence production
It said that the move would provoke demands for disinvestment or privatisation of the defence PSUs and Ordinance factories establishment.
CITU flays government move to privatise 15 airports
CITU questioned the government's reported move to privatise 15 major airports modernised by Airports Authority of India through public-private-partnership mode.