A central trade union on Monday asked the government to provide financial assistance to compensate businesses and people, particularly daily wagers, during the complete lockdown in view of COVID-19 outbreak
Bharat Bandh: Central trade unions go on 2-day nationwide strike; Left parties begin protest in Assam and West Bengal
Various trade unions and farmers' and teachers' associations across the country have started the tw0-day nationwide strike. The Left parties have called affiliate unions to participate in the strike to protest against the Narendra Modi government.
Trade Unions want the government to allocate more funds in the Union Budget 2018 for employment generation and claimed that opening up the retail market to foreign players would lead to further loss of jobs
Central and local trade unions from banks, government offices, telecom, factories and other sectors have called for a country-wide strike on September 2
Essential services like banking and public transport, as also work at public sector entities, may be hit on Friday with ten central trade unions giving a one-day nationwide strike call to protest against the government's "indifference" to their demands for better wages and facilities and the "anti-worker" changes in labour laws.
As many as 10 central trade unions will go ahead with the general strike on Friday saying the government gave no heed to their 12-point charter of demands and is continuing with unilateral labour reforms.
The staff attendance was also less than half on 6 and 7 January, when the coal workers across the country had gone on strike.