HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Bank Employees Federation has issued a statement requesting all employees of banks, financial institutions, industries and unorganised workers to participate in the one-day All India General Strike by workers and employees on February 28.
The strike will be observed on issues of price-rise, weakening of public sector, antiworker policies, job security, outsourcing of jobs and increase in minimum wages.
The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), which represents workers of 120 countries, is supporting the strike and communicated the same to prime minister Manmohan Singh.
European and Australian trade unions have also expressed their solidarity with the strike.
The All Pakistan Federation of United Trade Unions and General Federation of Trade Unions, as well as unions in Nepal have also extended their support to the strike