Trade unions support farmers agitation, saying Bharat Bandh on Dec 8 successful
"The Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions reiterate rock-like solidarity with the Farmers' United Struggle. After the successful Bharat Bandh on 8th December called by the Farmers jointly, the Central Government cannot call this a 'Punjab question' any more," a statement by joint forum said.
Trade unions lend moral support to farmers' call for 'Bharat Bandh'
The unions would not go on strike or abstain from work but support the farmers' agitation.
More support pours in, railway union AIRF to observe Bharat Bandh
After five rounds of talks between the Centre and the farmer unions failed to end the impasse, the two sides are again set to meet on December 9, a day after the countrywide strike.
Congress, TRS, DMK join parties supporting 'Bharat Bandh' by farmer unions
The Trinamool Congress, RJD and the Left parties, besides a joint platform of ten central trade unions, had on Saturday backed the countrywide strike.
Trade unions lend support to 'Bharat Bandh' call by farmers on Dec 8
The joint forum is of ten central trade unions -- Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC), Trade Union Co-ordination Centre (TUCC), Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU), Labour Progressive Federation (LPF) and United Trade Union Congress (UTUC).
Operations at PSU banks partially hit due to trade union strike
Cash transaction including deposits and withdrawal at branches, forex and government transactions have been impacted in many public sector banks where participating unions are strong.
Central trade unions claim 25 crore workers participated in nationwide strike
The 10 central trade unions comprising INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF, UTUC and independent federations and associations observed a one-day nationwide strike demanding the government withdraw its recent agricultural and labour reforms besides halting its privatisation drive.
Nationwide strike affects normal life in Kerala, Odisha, other states; over 25 cr workers join agitation: Trade unions
All government offices and major business establishments remained closed across Kerala, the lone state in the country ruled by a Marxist government.
Trade union strike partially affects normal life in West Bengal
The ruling Trinamool Congress in the state did not support the strike but said it backed the Left and Congress' flagging of the economic issues.
Trade unions expect 25 cr workers to participate in nationwide strike against farm and labour laws
The 10 central trade unions on Tuesday said they expect 25 crore workers across sectors to participate in the nationwide general strike called by the unions on November 26, demanding withdrawal of agricultural reforms and the labour reforms by the government, which they termed as anti-farmer and anti-workers.
MPs seek audience with Amit Shah with regard to NTC mills opening
Representatives of major trade unions, including CITU, ATP, INTUC, AITUC and the MPs held a meeting at his office here and sent a letter to Shah seeking an audience to the MPs during his visit on November 22, P R Natarajan said in a statement.
Centre of Indian Trade Unions expresses concern over change in base year for CPI-IW
The union alleged that the data has been manipulated with a dubious intent. “Manipulation by the government with a dubious intent does not end here,” Sen said. CITU said the linking factor of 2.88 for converting the numbers of 2016 to 2001 series equivalent will suppress the impact of actual price rise.
Trade unions call for nationwide strike to protest government policies on November 26
The convention called upon the working class to organise joint state/ district/ industry/sectoral level conventions, physically wherever possible, online otherwise, before the end of October 2020; to conduct an extensive campaign on the adverse impact of the labour codes on the workers down to the grassroots level up to mid-November and for the one-day countrywide general strike on November 26, 2020.
Coal India’s output falls as workers began a three-day strike to oppose private competition in mining
Attendance of workers fell to 20% in Coal India and 17% at Singareni Collieries Company Ltd but executives attended office. “Production and despatches at many mines of CIL subsidiaries including Mahanadi Coalfields, Central Coalfields and Bharat Coking Coal were affected due to the strike while some mines of Eastern Coalfields were operational,”.
CITU urges government to ensure protection of jobs
CITU has urged government to see that the private business, along with PSUs ensure protection of jobs, earnings and social security benefits both for their regular workers as well as the contract and casual workers in the face of ongoing down-sizing and even shut-downs.