Bharat Bandh 2020: Over 10 national trade unions, thousand of strikers disrupt transport, banking services in protest against privatisation, unemployment
More than 10 national trade unions affiliated to left-wing parties, including the main opposition Congress, have called for a nationwide protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s labour reforms.
Bank unions plan strike on 26 December against BoB-Vijaya-Dena merger; govt, banks to go ahead with decision
All unions under UFBU will participate in this strike call, said Ashwani Rana, vice president of the National Organisation of Bank Workers.
Bank services impacted as over a million employees go on 2-day strike; salary withdrawals to be affected
Banking activities in public sector banks across the country have been interrupted as employees go on two-day nation-wide strike against the meagre two percent salary hike offered by the management - Indian Banks Association.
Cash crunch: Bank unions blame govt, RBI and threaten agitation; planned move could worsen customer woes
Bank employees are facing the wrath of the public for a problem created by the government and the Reserve Bank, the All India Bank Employees Union said
The conciliation meeting before the chief labour commissioner on 21 February failed to break the logjam as the bank management represented by the Indian Banks Association did not agree to demands and put conditions.
C H Venkatachalam, general secretary, AIBEA and S Nagarajan, Secretary, general secretary AIBOA, have mentioned in the letter that the banks are awaiting some respite from the problems on account of acute shortage of currency notes
Congress member Digvijay Singh expressed concern over the poor conviction rate in such matters which, as per the details provided by the Finance Minister, was just 1.14 per cent during 2015-16.
The central government is trying to divert the nation's attention from the Himalayan scale of bad loans given by the nationalised banks, says C.H. Venkatachalam, General Secretary of AIBEA
Unless the governments steps into the picture and take meaningful steps to address the concerns of employees in state-run banks, the present scenario will continue