Tag: Protest

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

Pension reforms being pushed forward: France goes on strike

A nationwide strike on Tuesday marched in opposition and caused disruptions in French public transportation as protests took place across the country in response...

1000s of employees protest for raising wage & regularisation demand: Punjab

On Sunday, a large group of state government employees, including contract, outsourced, and regular employees, gathered outside the Sangrur deputy commissioner's office to protest...

Salary woes lead to strike by 1,600 at AMU

With about 1,600 non-teaching staff from Aligarh Muslim University going on strike, administrative work was adverserly affected at the University. The protesting staff members have...

Swiggy employees in Kochi continue strike demanding better pay

Employees of Swiggy, the food-delivery app, have been on a long strike in Kochi, Kerala, demanding better pay, amongst other things. Presently being paid at...

DU Teachers’ Association goes on strike

The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) is on a strike demanding that the ad hoc teachers be absorbed. The ad-hoc faculty members fear that...

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...

Meta’s contractual workers protest, seek fair contracts

With Meta, earlier Facebook, considering downsizing, many contract workers marched in protest at the Company’s headquarters. These unionised workers are seeking fair contracts. As per...

Chhattisgarh MLAs’ pay hike invites protests by state govt staff

The government employees of Chattisgarh have been on a strike since 25 July 2022. They have been protesting against the salary hike that has...

Ford India workers call off strike, factory operates on single shift

The workers at Ford India’s Chennai plant, who have been on strike since 30 May, demanding a better severance package, have called off the...

Norway workers’ strike will affect gas supplies

Offshore workers in Norway have been protesting seeking wage hikes from the government. Their strike is expected to adversely affect gas supplies to the...

Rolls-Royce workers reject £2,000 cash bonus

Thousands of Rolls-Royce employees have rejected the auto giant’s offer of £2000 cash benefit, citing that the money is far too less to enable...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

HCL waives off refund of advance variable payout after outgoing staff...

Early this month, 1400-odd outgoing employees of Indian tech multinational, HCL Technologies, approached Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES) with a grievance. These employees were...

Strikes across India by disgruntled workers from different sectors

Amidst the raging pandemic, there seems to be no dearth of disgruntled workers calling strikes to get their demands fulfilled across India, from various...

MSRTC to hire retired drivers to replace striking drivers

The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has released an advertisement seeking retired drivers up to the age of 62 years against a monthly...

Lakhs of public-sector bank employees strike to protest government’s disinvestment

Lakhs of employees of public-sector banks protested the Central government’s proposition of privatising banks operating in the space. The two-day strike, which started on...

SpiceJet engineering staff protest over salary issues

SpiceJet’s engineering staff are protesting at nine airports across the country — Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Cochin, Hyderabad, Patna and Pune — against...

NHM employees protest against Chandigarh UT administration over pay hike dispute

Around 500 employees of the National Health Mission in Chandigarh demonstrated a protest today to put forth their qualms related to increased pay to...

Government employees in Patiala protest against anti-employee recommendations

Punjab-UT Employees and Pensions Joint Front carried out a protest march in Patiala on July 30 against the 6th Pay Commission recommendations, which they...

AAI employees hold nationwide protest

Joint Forum of Unions and Association of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) have launched a protest against the AAI management as of July...

POSCO agrees to some demands, plant operations to resume

Work at the plant of South Korean steel company, POSCO, in Maharashtra, was disrupted by protestors who agitated outside the plant, asking for their...

Disgruntled civic body employees strike, in North and South India

More than 50, 000 employees of the North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (North MCD) have decided to go on an indefinite strike January 7...

IMA files petition in SC over non-payment of docs’ wages

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) filed a contempt petition in the Supreme Court, over non-payment of overdue wages to doctors working in hospitals under...

Kirloskar Electric employees call for strike over partial layoffs

The unions of Unit-1 (Govenahalli), Unit-7 (Tumkur) and Unit-15 (Budihyal) of Kirloskar Electric are protesting the partial layoff of workmen. Kirloskar Electric Company laid off...

Muthoot Finance management skip conciliation meeting, staff continue protest

The Muthoot Finance Employees Union (MFEU) staged a demonstration across Kerala in front of all the district offices, including the head office. This was...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Struggles in the US market lead Getir to layoff 100

Rapid grocery delivery startup Getir has recently laid off about 100 corporate employees, according to a source familiar with the details. The layoffs affected various...
Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

Will DA increase to 42% for Central government staff?

The employees of the Central government may receive increased dearness allowance soon. It is reported that the Centre is deliberating hiking the DA by...

Reduction in workforce at Autodesk and Getaround

Autodesk Autodesk, a California-based technology company, has announced that it will be cutting 250 jobs, which constitutes a small fraction of its global workforce of...

Oman’s labour ministry takes action against private sector company

The Ministry of Labour, through its subsidiary the Directorate General of Labour in Al-Dhahirah Governorate, has taken decisive action against a private sector company...

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