Trade Unions

Sanitation workers in Madurai stage indefinite strike

More than 6,000 sanitation workers associated with different trade unions staged an indefinite strike on Monday, pressing their 28-charter demands, including cancellation of outsourcing their works.

published on : 31st May 2022

Ex-JNUSU president barred from entering JNU campus

Sucheta De alleged that the JNU administration declared her out of bounds for exposing the violation of sanitation and mess workers’ rights.

published on : 7th May 2022

Headload worker found dead in Kerala's Thrissur district; suicide note blames CPM branch secretary

Saji's kin reportedly didn't allow CPM men to pay respect to the body or place a wreath.  They demanded a probe into Saji's death.

published on : 12th April 2022

Trade union stir evokes mixed response on day 1

In Sundargarh, banking and transportation services were largely affected even as the strike evoked mixed response across the district.

published on : 29th March 2022

Nationwide strike affects transport, banking services in TN, Puducherry

Transport and banking services were hit in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Monday due to the two-day nationwide strike announced by trade unions.

published on : 29th March 2022

Bank services hit on day-1 of trade unions’ strike

Members of various Trade Unions took out a rally on Eluru Road in Vijayawda and culminated into a meeting at Dharna Chowk at Lenin Centre. 

published on : 29th March 2022

Strike by trade unions shuts down factories, banks open

The nationwide hartal was announced raising multiple demands such as rescinding of the labour codes, protection of the public sector enterprises, and accepting the demands of the farmers.

published on : 29th March 2022

Trade unions give call for nationwide strike on March 28-29

The strike notices have been given by unions in the sectors such as coal, steel, oil, telecom, postal, income tax, copper, banks, insurance among others.

published on : 23rd March 2022

KSEB stir ends, trade unions claim victory

CMD agrees to withdraw Industrial Security Force from 7 sections at KSEB headquarters

published on : 20th February 2022

Trade unions in Kerala sore over KSEB bid to post police officers to guard Vydyuthi Bhavan

It should be recalled that the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission is yet to approve the cost of 6,825 additional staff in the board when they are seeking appointment of the police force

published on : 12th February 2022

Union Budget: Trade unions call it anti-labour anti-farmer 

CITU leaders said the Budget disappointed all sections of people, employees and workers.  

published on : 2nd February 2022

Trade unions defer nationwide strike to March 28-29

On November 11, 2021, the National Convention of Workers had decided to organize a nationwide strike on February 23-24 during the Budget Session of Parliament.

published on : 29th January 2022

CPM Gaffe: Workers of Muslim League trade union appear in CITU poster at Kasargod conference venue 

In the welcome poster, CITU photoshopped and changed the blue headscarf of the workers to red.

published on : 21st January 2022

HC asks Kerala govt not to allow installation of new flag posts in public places

The court said that the culture of putting up flag masts by influential political parties such as other associations of people had permeated into the society very deeply.

published on : 1st November 2021

First female head of Japan labour lobby vows to empower women

Progress towards gender equality and diversity is extremely slow, said Tomoko Yoshino, who was elected this month as head of the 7 million-member Japanese Trade Union Confederation, known as Rengo.

published on : 22nd October 2021
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