Tag: Privatisation

Indefinite strike call by Puducherry electricity dept staff

Puducherry’s Department of Electricity is witnessing protests from its engineering staff and other employees. The workers have all gone on an indefinite strike to...

Bombay HC extends date for vacating Air India colonies

Three unions namely, Aviation Industry Employees Guild (AIEG), Air Corporation Employees Union (ACEU) and All India Service Engineers Association (AISEA) had filed a petition...

Chandigarh powermen union on strike to protest against privatisation of electricity...

Starting 22 February, the UT Powermen Union will go on strike to protest the privatisation of the electricity department. The employees have expressed fear...

Limited benefits for Air India staff till privatisation

The Indian government plans to limit benefits of Air India staff till privatisation happens. Going forward, it is expected that the Centre will follow...

Bank staff fear job loss from privatisation, prepare to strike

With news of the Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank and Bank of Maharasthra reportedly being considered for privatisation, bank staff across the...

2-day nationwide bank strike, 45,000 employees in Telangana to participate

About 45,000 bank employees and officers across Telangana are expected to be part of the two-day bank strike on March 15 and 16. The...

“Extend benefits,” says Air India Employee Union

The Air India Employee Union (AIEU) is seeking a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri, to request an extension of medical scheme, leave...

4800 BPCL workers go on 48hr strike against privatisation

Around 4,800 employees of Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) were on a two day strike to protest against the government’s decision to privatise and the management’s...

BPCL employees continue protest

The management at Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) has been trying to douse the fire cause by the planned privatisation move at the Company, by...

Employees oppose attempt to privatise 50 railway stations and 150 passenger...

Employee unions of the Indian Railways are up in arms against the Ministry of Railways’ decision to appoint a group of secretaries to look...

Unsure of leave encashment, Air India staff proposes to collectively take...

The employees of Air India, which is all set to get privatised, are afraid that once the airline is taken over by a private...

Air India staff unions briefed about divestment process and its consequences

By next month, the Centre will issue the expression of interest EoI for divestment of its stake in the national carrier, Air India. The...

Railways’ corporatisation and privatisation expected to render 3 lakh jobless

The Government has finally realised that in order for Indian Railways to provide fast and high-quality services to match that of the developed countries...

Air India employee unions against sale of national carrier

The employees’ and officers’ unions of Air India expressed their displeasure at the Government's attempt to sell the cash-strapped national airline. Ashwani Lohani, chairman, Air...

Government employees to go on two-day strike in Haryana

After going on mass casual leave, government employees in Haryana will now go on a two-day strike on October 30 and 31, in support...

Air India prepares for a cultural shift

The national carrier will shift from a PSU culture to that of a corporate culture in anticipation of privatisation.

Air India employees’ unions against privatisation

Eight unions have joined hands to oppose the privatisation of the financially bleeding airline. They have also asked the pilots' unions – Indian Commercial Pilots' Association, Indian Pilots' Guild – and Indian Aircraft Technicians' Association to join the agitation against privatisation.

Air India staff now supports privatisation but seeks salary dues

The pilots have asked the airline to clear long due salary arrears before the move

Amid fears of privatisation, Air India staff displays loyalty and solidarity

Employees are raising concerns and   also offering solutions, to help the company overcome its debts and prevent privatisation.

AAI’s PPP model hits a road block due to HR issues

The employees’ union is opposed to the idea for fear of retrenchment.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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