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Sep 12, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Abysmal wages, ineffective labour unions leave tribal tea garden workers high and dryIt has been 71 years since Independence. Yet, little has changed for tea garden workers, and, in a sense, they are yet to taste real freedom.
Jun 17, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Trade Unions demand Rs 6,000 minimum pension, Rs 20,000 minimum wagesRepresentatives of trade unions on Saturday pressed the government to raise the minimum wage to Rs 20,000, provide 200 days of assured work under the rural employment guarantee scheme and ensure minimum monthly pension of Rs 6,000
Mar 14, 2019
Centre should sell BSNL after dismantling it rather than extending bailout package to keep telco ringingThe interesting thing is that once upon a time, BSNL used to make a lot of money.
Feb 13, 2019
Central trade unions extend support to three-day strike by BSNL staffCentral trade unions on Wednesday said they will extend support to the proposed three-day strike by employees and officers of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd on 18-20 February
Jan 09, 2019
Daily Bulletin: Bharat Bandh enters Day 2; HAL officials to meet Sitharaman; quota, citizenship bills to be tabled in RS; day's top storiesToday's top stories: The Centre will table the Bill for 10 percent quota for poor sections in the Rajya Sabha; Bharat Bandh expected to continue on Day 2; civil society organisations in Assam to launch the second phase of agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
Jan 08, 2019
Bharat Bandh: Central trade unions go on 2-day nationwide strike; Left parties begin protest in Assam and West BengalVarious 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.
Jan 02, 2019
Cabinet approves amendment to bill to provide statutory recognition to trade unionsThe present act provides for only registration of trade unions. Currently, there is no provision for recognition of unions in the Act.
Apr 11, 2018
Air India privatisation: Employees protest against sale plan; trade unions caution about job lossesThis was the first action by the Air India forum against government's privatisation move following the Civil Aviation Ministry seeking expression of interest (EoI) from potential bidders for a 76 percent stake sale in the loss-making carrier as well as divestment of two of its subsidiaries.
Apr 04, 2018
Employment regulations: Full-time jobs will be a thing of the past; it's time to hail the one-man corporationFor today’s generation entering the job market, the only certainty is uncertainty. You have only your own wit, vision and resources to rely upon.
Apr 02, 2018
Kerala: Trade unions' strike against Centre's proposed employment regulations hits life in stateThe general strike called by various trade unions demanding a rollback of a central government order allowing fixed-term employment across all sectors, affected normal life in the state on Monday. Most of the shops and business establishments remained shut.